September 4 in LGBTQ History
1957: The Wolfenden report is published in England. The committee recommends “that homosexual behavior between consenting adults in private should no longer be a criminal offense”. The committee also recommended that the age of consent for sexual acts between men be set at 21, in contrast to 16 for heterosexual and lesbian sex.
1976: Start of the three-day “Fourth Annual Gay Conference for Canada and Quebec,” held in Toronto, including a rally and march.
1990: Voters in Florida’s Broward County defeat a gay rights ordinance 59% to 41%.
2002: In Hungary, the Constitutional Court repeals §199 of the penal code, equalizing the age of consent for both heterosexual and homosexual activity at 14.