Why I chose this topic
Netherlands became the first country to legalize gay marrige in 2001.
In 1971, the first gay marrige was conducted in the U.S, before it became illgal in most states by 1994.
On the 26 of June, 2015, all state bans were struck down and it became legal in the U.S.
A few laws that affect the LGBT+ community are: not being able to adopt, no anti-descrimination law, hate crimes performed on them not being punishable, acess to gendered bathrooms for transgenders, and legal recognition of reassigned gender.