March 18 in LGBTQ History

1971: Idaho decriminalizes homosexual acts between consenting adults, but before the law can take effect, the legislature – under pressure from conservative and religious groups – reverses itself and votes to make them a felony again.

1982: Police raid a Washington, D.C. male escort service, “Friendly Models,” and cart away more than a dozen boxes of business records, including the names and addresses of several hundred of the service’s clients.

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