It only existed for a few months before disbanding due to the arrests of several of the Society's members. The presence of male two-spirits existed before European contact, and "was a fundamental institution among most tribal peoples". The case was argued by lawyer David Carliner December 17, and decided June 16, During the course of the House Ethics Committee's investigation, Studds publicly acknowledged his homosexuality, a disclosure that, according to a Washington Post article, "apparently was not news to many of his constituents". University of California Press. Retrieved 9 January The name Queer Nation had been used casually since the group's inception, until it was officially approved at the group's general meeting on May 17,
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History of gay men in the United States
Retrieved January 19, In the " Don't Ask Don't Tell " policy was enacted, which mandated that the military could not ask servicemembers about their sexual orientation or go on "witch hunts" to find and expel homosexual service members. Some Implications of Hicks v. The International Bear Brotherhood Flag was created in Regardless of your opinions on stars' private lives, speculating about whether an actor is gay or not is older than Hollywood itself.
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