New York, L. G. B. T., United States discussed on Stephanie Miller

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Of the feast of the three six to do that discovery into those giant pants one of my favorite Sir threat to end the whole relationship with China and they don't even go out in a theater I mean wow okay the militia the history of Air America lives here this is W. C. P. T. eight twenty Chicago's progressive talk where facts matter I'm Scott does host of out of Chicago and this is a W. C. P. T. civil rights snapshot Frank Kennedy was a World War two veteran and Harvard PhD Mr Kennedy worked as an astronomer for the army map service in nineteen fifty three president Eisenhower had signed an executive order prohibiting gays and lesbians from serving as federal employees in nineteen fifty seven Frank Caminiti was fired for being gay Kennedy fought his dismissal in the federal courts and in nineteen sixty one the final the first gay rights appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court that same year Mr Kennedy co founded the Mattachine society of Washington DC with Jack Nichols the medicine societies of New York and Washington became the first gay civil liberties organizations in the United States later Kennedy help start organizations that would become the national LGBTQ task force and the Human Rights Campaign learn more about this gay rights leader and L. G. B. T. history month dot com and please stay vigilant about our civil rights the fight is never over okay we are running.

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