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This is a list of notable events in the history of LGBT rights that took place in the year 1979.

EventsEdit

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  • 1 — The new Penal Code of Cuba enters into force, decriminalizing homosexual acts.

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  • 17 — United States District Court for the Central District of California Judge Irving Hill rules that the marriage of Australian Anthony Sullivan and Richard Adams, under a license issued by Boulder County, Colorado in 1975, is not valid for purposes of Sullivan's immigration.[4]

NotesEdit

  1. Corsaro, Kim (May 18, 2006). "Remembering "White Night" - San Francisco’s Gay Riot". San Francisco Bay Times. Retrieved on 2009-04-04.</cite>  </li>
  2. <cite class="book" style="font-style:normal" > (30 June 2009) Gaylaw: Challenging the Apartheid of the Closet. Harvard University Press, 130. ISBN 978-0-674-03658-1.</cite>  </li>
  3. Shively, from Bronski, p. 176 </li>
  4. Murdoch and Price, p. 221 </li></ol>

ReferencesEdit

  • Murdoch, Joyce and Deb Price (2001). Courting Justice: Gay Men and Lesbians v. the Supreme Court. New York, Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group. ISBN 0-456-01513-2.
  • Shively, Charley. "Harry Hay". Collected in Bronski, Michael (consulting editor) (1997). Outstanding Lives: Profiles of Lesbians and Gay Men. New York, Visible Ink Press. ISBN 1-57859-008-6.

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