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mark90_2k2mark90_2... Member since: ### Total points: 2,766 (Level 4) Add Contact Block Resolved Question Show me another In which american state was homosexuality made legal first and when? 3 years ago

Report Abuse Additional Details Oh, i didnt know it was never really illegal, i know it still is in some states still with sodomy laws!

But it was only decriminalized in the UK in the 60's. Im writing an essay of gay attitudes in the USA at 3 years ago by Member since: ### Total points: 57,246 (Level 7) Add Contact Block Best Answer - Chosen by Voters

Illinois became the first state in the US to get rid of its sodomy law in 1961, when it adopted an overa Source(s): http://www.aclu.org/lgbt/discrim/11895re 3 years ago Report Abuse 40% 2 Votes Action Bar: 1 stars - mark this as Interesting! Email Comment (0) Save Save to Yahoo! Bookmarks Add to My Yahoo! Add to Del.icio.us RSS There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register.

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Add Contact Block Homosexuality has never really been illegal. Do you mean gay marriage? 3 years ago Report Abuse 0% 0 Votes 2 people rated this as good luvmykidsby luvmykid... Member since: ### Total points: 6,663 (Level 5)

Add Contact Block wow, interesting. i never knew it was illegal. 3 years ago Report Abuse 0% 0 Votes Marq JPAAby Marq JPAA Member since: ### Total points:

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Add Contact Block The state of Illinois decriminalized same-sex sex in 1957. 3 years ago Report Abuse 20% 1 Vote 2 people rated this as good Rachel Leeby Rachel Lee Member since: 5-Jul-07 Total points: 15,430 (Level 6)

Add Contact Block Marq made a good comment,Illinois is a very progressive state. Illegal,never was in the USA.Now other countries is a different idea. happy trails 3 years ago Report Abuse 20% 1 Vote Le Baronby Le Baron Member since: ### Total points: 1,467 (Level 3)

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It was the San Francisco, California....Gay people as we know them now where given the right to live t J Edgar Hoover ridiculed gays and hounded them, placed them behind bars for the so called vile acts a J Edgar Hoover, himself was a homosexual and his assistant was his partner...he kept these matters u Homosexuality has been rife for thousands of years, it took a few power tyrannts to put an end to it in Source(s): CHECK THE NET 3 years ago Report Abuse 20% 1 Vote bob6575by bob6575 Member since: 1-Aug-07 Total points: 402 (Level 2)

Add Contact Block I though it was still illegal? Oh no, sorry, it's actually intelligent though that's still illegal in the US. My 3 years ago Report Abuse 0% 0 Votes JIMKby JIMK Member since: 10-Jun-07 Total points: 27,867 (Level 7)

Add Contact Block Homosexuality was quite illegal until recently , tho the laws were almost never enforced . The overtur 3 years ago Report Abuse 0% 0 Votes rahtidby rahtid

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