Sam Sanders. Crowds of people take photos of the White House lighted in the rainbow colors in Washington on June 26, At just about every Hillary Clinton campaign event this year, and much of last, you could find lots of rainbows and posters with the letters "LGBT" on them in the crowd. The average Hillary Clinton event has a healthy amount of gay, lesbian and transgender Clinton supporters in attendance. This past Thursday at a rally co-headlined by Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama, Charlotte resident Matt Hirschy wore a rainbow-print "H" sticker and a wedding ring.
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The Moral Majority was a prominent American political organization associated with the Christian right and Republican Party. It was founded in by Baptist minister Jerry Falwell Sr. It played a key role in the mobilization of conservative Christians as a political force and particularly in Republican presidential victories throughout the s. Oxford Dictionaries defines the term as a "right-wing movement in the US formed in the s. Having already been a part of a well-established network of ministers and ministries, within a few years Falwell was favorably positioned to launch the Moral Majority.
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The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades. Laws prohibiting homosexual activity have been struck down; lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are now allowed to serve openly in the military transgender individuals were allowed to serve openly from until March , when a new ban was put in place. And same-sex couples can now legally get married and adopt children in all 50 states. But it has been a long and bumpy road for gay rights proponents, who are still advocating for employment, housing and transgender rights. During his U.
This story was published in partnership with The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy. The taunts came day after day as he walked to and from school. His mother, fearing for her son, put him in a new school. From the time he was little, he loved Barbies and Disney princesses.