DIVA Time­line (cont)

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Isle Of Man re­peals Sec­tion 28 and equalises age of con­sent First prose­cu­tion in Eng­land and Wales for a ho­mo­pho­bic mur­der It be­comes il­le­gal to dis­crim­i­nate against les­bians and gay men in the pro­vi­sion of goods and ser­vices Te­gan and Sara achieve main­stream suc­cess with their al­bum The Con Af­ter the same-sex mar­riage ban in Cal­i­for­nia is over­turned, Ellen and Por­tia tie the knot an­gela Ea­gle be­comes first fe­male MP to have a civil part­ner­ship katy Perry kisses a girl

and likes it me­gan Fox comes out as bi­sex­ual in Esquire mag­a­zine naomi and Emily be­come a cou­ple on Skins

Lip Ser­vice starts on nn

BBC3 re­al­ity TV show The Real

L Word be­gins

Civil part­ner­ship nn cer­e­monies al­lowed in reli­gious build­ings ruth David­son is the first openly gay leader of a politi­cal party (Scot­tish Con­ser­va­tives)

emily comes out as a les­bian on Pretty Lit­tle Liars Of­sted adds “ho­mo­pho­bic bul­ly­ing” to its school in­spec­tion check­list or­ange Is The New Black starts on Net­flix Jodie Foster comes nn out dur­ing her Golden Globes Life­time Achieve­ment Award ac­cep­tance speech blue Is The Warmest

Colour is in cin­e­mas same- sex mar­riage be­comes le­gal in Eng­land, Wales and Scot­land queen El­iz­a­beth II praises Lon­don Gay and Les­bian Switch­board for their 40-year his­tory Ellen Page comes out at a con­fer­ence for LGBT youth repub­lic of Ire­land in­tro­duces same­sex mar­riage af­ter ref­er­en­dum stonewall ex­tends re­mit to in­clude trans equal­ity Carol is re­leased star­ring nn Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara 49 peo­ple are killed and 53 in­jured dur­ing a shoot­ing at Or­lando LGBT night­club, Pulse Ellen is awarded the Pres­i­den­tial Medal Of Freedom by Obama ni­cola Adams wins a sec­ond gold medal for box­ing at the Olympics in Rio dan­ish gov­ern­ment pushes to be­come the first coun­try to no longer de­fine be­ing trans­gen­der as a men­tal ill­ness sex and re­la­tion­ships ed­u­ca­tion to be made com­pul­sory in all schools in Eng­land kris­ten Ste­wart tells Don­ald Trump, “I’m like soooo gay, dude” on SNL

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