The gay rights movement saw some early progress In the s. Laurel Wamsley. The Civil Rights Act ofwhich ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, is considered one of the crowning legislative achievements of the civil rights movement. Reuse this content. While carve-outs in the hate crime law faced little outcry, the blowback to the decision to effectively neuter the conversion therapy legislation was fierce. Since then, the highest federal court in the country has weighed-in on about a dozen other LGBT rights—related
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Ingay rights proponents had another bit of happy news: The gay rights movement saw some early progress In the s. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Thursday that it will no longer consider people in same-sex marriages to be apostates. In a statement to the Guardian, spokesman Eric Hawkins said:
The increased visibility and activism of LGBT individuals in the s helped the movement make progress on multiple fronts.