2001 in LGBT rights

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This is a list of notable events in the history of LGBT rights that took place in the year 2001.

Events[edit]

  • US state of Rhode Island bans gender identity discrimination in the private sector.[1]
  • U.S. state of Maryland bans sexual orientation discrimination in the private sector.[2]
  • Indiana governor Frank O'Bannon issues an executive order banning sexual orientation discrimination in the public sector.[3]

February[edit]

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August[edit]

  • 1 – In Germany, the Civil Union Bill goes into effect.

September[edit]

  • 5 – The first couples sign the Greater London Authority's partnership register. The partnership register is a way of recognising the partnership status of couples, both same-sex and opposite-sex.

November[edit]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Transgender Law and Policy: Rhode Island News Release
  2. ^ http://www.mchr.state.md.us/discriminationdiscussion.html
  3. ^ http://www.indianaequality.org/frequently_asked_questions.php
  4. ^ U.S. House. 107th Congress, 1st Session. H.R. 690, Permanent Partners Immigration Act of 2001. ONLINE. Thomas. Available: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d107:HR00690:/ [Feb 14, 2001]
  5. ^ Brause v. Alaska, Supreme Court No. S-9376
  6. ^ "Benefit of transition". The Advocate. June 5, 2001. p. 21.