By the end of the 4th century, after the Roman Empire had come under Christian rulepassive homosexuality was punishable by burning. Illegal since . English sexologist Havelock Ellis wrote the first objective scientific study of homosexuality inin which he treated it as a neutral sexual condition. Some younger activists, seeing gay and lesbian as increasingly normative and politically conservative, began using queer as a defiant statement of all sexual minorities and gender variant people—just as the earlier liberationists had done with gay. Male illegal since the s Female always legal  . The Netherlands responsible for defence.
Bisexuals became more visible in the LGBT rights movement in the s.
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Rankin argues that the ultimate source of these assertions is likely to be Poseidonius and speculates that these authors may be recording "some kind of bonding ritual Same-sex unions not recognized. Legal since   . Success at many of the aims Legalized same-sex marriage and other LGBT rights in some jursidictions Backlash Continuing widespread homophobia and transphobia. Banned in all Brazilian states ; comprehensive nationwide anti-discrimination law pending. Oppose Countries which signed a statement opposing LGBT rights initially 57 members, now 54 members.
Death penalty offense after fourth conviction. Bans all anti-gay discrimination . In early a series of protests organized by Add The Words, Idaho and former state senator Nicole LeFavoursome including civil disobedience and concomitant arrests,  took place in Boise, Idaho which advocated adding the words "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to the state's Human Rights act. Any demonstrations were orderly and polite. Same-sex unions not recognized. We must consider the media in every project we undertake.