When was the first gay rights established? The Henry Gerber House, Chicago, Illinois. In 1924 Henry Gerber founded the Society for Human Rights, the first gay rights organization in the United States. While he was in the Army, Gerber was stationed in Coblenz, Germany. While there, he experienced a more open homosexual community than in America.
When did Lgbtq legalized America? Sexual acts between persons of the same sex have been legal nationwide in the US since 2003, pursuant to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Lawrence v. Texas. Anti-discrimination laws vary by state. Same-sex marriage is legal in every state, pursuant to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v.
What states are gay marriages legal? As of 2015, same-sex marriage is now federally legal in all 50 states due to a ruling from the Supreme Court.
When did homosexuality become legal in Canada? In 2005, Canada became the fourth country worldwide to legalize same-sex marriage. Since the late 1960s, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Canada has seen steady gains in rights.