Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements are social movements that advocate for the equalized acceptance of LGBT+ people in society. In these movements, LGBT people and their allies have a long history of campaigning for what is now generally called "LGBT rights", sometimes also called "gay rights" or "gay . Nov 22, · Gay rights movement: Gay rights movement, civil rights movement that advocates equal rights for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and transsexuals; seeks to eliminate sodomy laws barring homosexual acts between consenting adults; and calls for an end to discrimination against gay men and lesbians in employment, credit. The civil rights movement (also known as the African-American civil rights movement, American civil rights movement and other terms) was a decades-long movement with the goal of securing legal rights for African Americans that other Americans already held. Bibliographical References. Adam, Barry D. The Rise of a Gay and Lesbian Movement, Boston, American Civil Liberties Union, "For First Time, NY Federal Judge Strikes Down Entire Law Barring Gays From Military Service.". “I don’t mean to speak in hyperbole here, but if this bill were to pass, would this prohibit the sale of the Bible.” Nope.
Judaism teaches respect for the fundamental rights of others as each person's duty to God. "What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor" (Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a). Bibliographical References. Adam, Barry D. The Rise of a Gay and Lesbian Movement, Boston, American Civil Liberties Union, "For First Time, NY Federal Judge Strikes Down Entire Law Barring Gays From Military Service.". Why Gay Marriage Isn’t the ’60s Civil Rights Fight What black Americans suffered is without parallel in our history—a fact all sides of the SSM debate should recognize.