1985 in LGBT Rights

In 1985, there were 2 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 3 changes made and 12 in the following year. A total of 170 legal changes were made in the 1980s.

  • April 17
    LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Non-inclusion of Gender Identity in Charter.
  • March 12
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.

LGBT Organizations Founded in 1985

  • GLAAD FaviconGLAAD
    GLAAD builds support for equality by amplifying the voice of the #LGBT community and holding the media accountable for the words and images they present.
  • Arcigay FaviconArcigay
    Arcigay is a non-profit organization which operates throughout Italy through local committees, clubs and associations promoting and protecting the right to equality.