Timeline: Late July, 2001
Fred C. Martinez, a 16-year-old Native American, was the latest victim of a hate crime due to sexual orientation. Martinez identified as gay, “two-spirit” and transgender.
Timeline: Early September, 1994
The rebel out of Carolina, Dorothy Allison, graced the cover of Metroline. During the mid-80s, Allison found herself front and center in the lesbian Sex War zone.
Timeline: Early December, 1994
Lesbian erotica is and was steaming up the bedroom windows and making the gals scream out for more. Ranging from the subdued to the sleazy, lesbian porn and erotica caters to, and has catered to, almost every fetish out there.
Timeline: Early August 1995
Regina Dyton, a lesbian and Mel Thomas, gay, were being profiled as the co-founders of Hartford’s Kwanzaa Project.
Timeline: Late February, 1988
When a vacation sweepstakes sponsored by a Florida and Tennessee company excluded gay men from participating, gay advocates ran straight into court.