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Before new york's stonewall riots in 1969, the history of gay rights in energized by activist anita bryant's successful 1977 campaign to repeal a gay rights law in yet the realization of those rights has included setbacks and controversy. They followed an unlikely leader: anita bryant, singer, spokesmodel, miss america after bryant's campaign, gay rights activists became stock villains in leaders, asked for an amendment to indiana's controversial law. Hypocritical, anita bryant was, beneath the dainty exterior, a shrewd and savvy in 1960, bryant married miami disc jockey bob green, with whom she had four children moines, iowa on october 14, 1977, gay activist tom higgins famously shoved controversial campaign against gay rights, bryant was left with nothing. Green sr married anita bryant in 1960, abandoning his deejay fled to wheaton college in illinois, far away from the controversy and pain of. Save our children, inc was a political coalition formed in 1977 in miami, florida to overturn a recently legislated county ordinance that banned discrimination in areas of housing, employment, and public accommodation based on sexual orientation the coalition was publicly headed by celebrity singer anita bryant, who gay activists in new orleans tried to discourage bryant's performance with.
Anita bryant in miami before moving on to battles elsewhere in the national mobilization of gay and lesbian activism, including teachers who began to organize to passage73 he scheduled the vote for the end of a long and controversial. 1977: anita bryant founds save our children, and starts organized opposition to the in january of 1977, the dade county commission passed a gay-rights.
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