1989 in LGBT rights

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List of years in LGBT rights (table)

This is a list of notable events in the history of LGBT rights that took place in the year 1989.



  • 7 — The appeal of a MtF transsexual against UK law not allowing her to legally change sex and to marry a male is rejected by the European Commission of Human Rights, with one member dissenting and also arguing in favour of same-sex marriage.[1]




See also[edit]


  1. ^ EComHR Report on application no. 11095/84
  2. ^ MacNamara, Mark (9 November 1989). "Losses alarm gay rights supporters". USA Today. p. 3A. 
  3. ^ Crimp, Douglas. ACT UP New York: Capsule History ACT UP. Accessed 4 July 2007.
  4. ^ ACT UP. 10 Year Anniversary of "Stop the Church" Accessed 4 July 2007.