September 25 in LGBTQ History

1791: In France, the new law code, enacted as part of the French Revolution, effectively decriminalizes sodomy by including no mention of sex between consenting adults.

2004: California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signs “AB 2900,” a bill to unify all state anti-discrimination codes to match the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. In essence it adds “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” anti-discrimination protections to the California government, labor, military and veterans, public utilities, unemployment and insurance, and welfare and institutions codes.

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