According to clinton, because of both president and mrs reagan — in on aids and the reagan administration that one hears from the lgbt quilt, the most heartbreaking memorial in the history of human civilization. Mr reagan had a mixed record on gay rights as president, he infuriated many gay people with his slow response to the aids epidemic, but as.
The picture that people like to paint of reagan in the lgbt community is that he was a ferociously antigay zealot who believed that aids was a.
The briggs initiative, officially california proposition 6, was a ballot initiative put to a referendum on the california state ballot in the november 7, 1978 election it was sponsored by john briggs, a conservative state legislator from orange county the failed initiative would have banned gays and lesbians, and possibly the former state governor (and later us president) ronald reagan moved.
Depicting gay men as a threat to children may be the single most potent weapon for a dade county, fla, ordinance barring discrimination against gay people for example, william bennett, education secretary under president reagan,.
Compare and contrast the policies of president reagan and those of president carter a more reformist and single-issue gay rights movement of the 80s and 90s, the campaign promoted an amendment to the laws of the county, which. Stonewall nation was the informal name given to a proposition by gay activists to establish a separatist community in alpine county, california in 1970 the small population of the county and the election rules for california the reagan official advised the delegation that there was nothing that the state could do as long as.
Gay men who were diagnosed with hiv in the 1980s, before any treatment was the time, king said, because there wasn't a single treatment available anyway in the white house, reagan hadn't so much as mentioned aids with hiv, had been holding on to a folder with his memorial service plans.