Events in LGBT history.


1982-02-25Anti-Discrimination Law in Wisconsin

Governor Lee Dreyfus of Wisconsin signs into law a bill that bans discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations based on sexual orientation. Originally introduced and sponsored by David Clarenbach, an openly gay member of the Wisconsin legislature, the law made Wisconsin the first state in the U.S. to ban discrimination against gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals.


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