garrettdietz Alpha Tester

garrettdietz

Philadelphian that cares way too much about this gay rights stuff.

Location: United States

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garrettdietz added an entry to Maryland.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 19, 1999 to now.
Settlement of Williams v. Glendening, Baltimore Circuit Court.
Sources: Eskridge, William N. "Dishonorable Passions: Sodomy Laws in America", p. 395. Additionally: books.google.com/books?id=D…
garrettdietz added an entry to Maine.
Homosexual activity: Legal from May 1, 1976 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1976.
Sources: Maine Public Laws 1975, page 1273, ch. 499, enacted June 3, 1975, effective May 1, 1976.
garrettdietz added an entry to Iowa.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Apr 27, 2009 to now.
In 2009, Iowa became the third state to legalize same-sex marriage. Varnum v. Brien, Supreme Court of Iowa (2009).
Sources: Varnum v. Brien, 22 Ill.763 N.W.2d 862 (Iowa 2009) [2009 BL 73739]. iowacourts.gov/wfData/files…
garrettdietz added an entry to Iowa.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 1, 1978 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1978.
Sources: Laws of the Sixty-Sixth General Assembly [1976], page 549, ch. 1245, enacted June 28, 1976, effective Jan. 1, 1978.
garrettdietz added an entry to Indiana.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jul 1, 1977 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1977.
Sources: Acts 1976 Indiana, page 718, Public Law No. 148, enacted Feb. 25,1976, effective July 1, 1977.
garrettdietz added an entry to Illinois.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 1, 1962 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1962. First state to repeal sodomy law.
Sources: Laws of Illinois 1961, page 1983, enacted July 28, 1961, effective Jan. 1, 1962.
garrettdietz added an entry to Hawaii.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 1, 1973 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1973.
garrettdietz added an entry to Georgia.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Nov 23, 1998 to now.
Powell v. The State, Supreme Court of Georgia (1998).
Sources: Powell v. State of Georgia, S98A0755, 270 Ga. 327, 510 S.E. 2d 18 (1998). caselaw.findlaw.com/ga-supr…
garrettdietz added an entry to Delaware.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 1, 1973 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1973.
garrettdietz added an entry to Connecticut.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Oct 1, 1971 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1971.
Sources: Connecticut Public Acts 1969, Public Act No. 828, enacted 7/8/1969, effective 10/1/1971. cslib.cdmhost.com/cdm/ref/c…
garrettdietz added an entry to Colorado.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Apr 15, 1974 to now.
People v. Gibson, Colorado Supreme Court (1974)
Sources: 521 P.2d 774 (1974) Colorado Supreme Court. leagle.com/decision/1974129…
garrettdietz added an entry to California.
Same-sex marriage: Legal from Jun 28, 2013 to now.
In 2013, California legalized same-sex marriage.
Sources: Hollingsworth v. Perry (570 U.S. ___ (2013) Docket No. 12-144). supremecourt.gov/opinions/1…
garrettdietz added an entry to California.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 1, 1976 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1976.
Sources: The 1975 Consenting Adult Sex Bill (California Assembly Bill 489), effective 1/1/1976.
garrettdietz added an entry to Arizona.
Homosexual activity: Legal from May 8, 2001 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 2001.
Sources: Arizona House Bill 2016 (1st Session). Repeals statutes 13-1411 and 13-1412 of the Arizona State Law. Signed by Governor Jane Dee Hull 5/8/2001. azleg.state.az.us/legtext/4…
garrettdietz added an entry to Alaska.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jan 1, 1980 to now.
Legislative repeal, effective 1980.
Sources: Laws of Alaska 1978, ch. 166, enacted June 14, 1978, effective Jan. 1, 1980.
garrettdietz added an entry to South Carolina.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to North Carolina.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Virginia.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
US Supreme Court ruling issued in Lawrence v. Texas struck down all sodomy laws on the basis of privacy and liberty. The decision overturned any laws remaining in all US states which prohibited acts of sodomy.
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Mississippi.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Louisiana.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Lawrence v. Texas, U.S. Supreme Court (2003)
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Texas.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
same sex activities legal.
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Oklahoma.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Kansas.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Utah.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Idaho.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Lawrence v. Texas, U.S. Supreme Court (2003)
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to Alabama.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 26, 2003 to now.
Lawrence v. Texas, U.S. Supreme Court (2003)
Sources: Lawrence v. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
garrettdietz added an entry to New Mexico.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jun 20, 1975 to now.
Sources: New Mexico Laws of 1975, ch. 109, ยง8