Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Anti-Racism

LGBTQ Activism

A Short History of American LGBT Issues

This timeline is adapted from the PBS' Milestones in the American Gay Rights Movement timeline. It runs from 1924 to 2015, highlighting specific instances of struggles and triumphs in the LGBTQ+ movement to get equal rights and recognition in the U.S..

  • Check out the other sections of this guide for articles and books that offer more information on the past, present, and future of the LGBTQ+ movement. If anything on this timeline sparked your interest, please check out those resources!
  • Not finding resources you're interested in, or want to see more? Find many more LGBTQ+ resources on our library website here!

National Advocacy Organization Websites

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