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Once her secret was out, the work dried up. At the same time a number of writers, artists and entertainers publicly acknowledged their homosexuality and in the s the popular media began including gay characters. This was the first homosexual discrimination decision to be aired on national network news. Sundowner Offshore Services that federal laws banning on-the-job sexual harassment also applied when both parties are the same sex. In Britain a commission chaired by Sir John Wolfenden issued a groundbreaking report see Wolfenden Report inwhich recommended that private homosexual liaisons between consenting adults be removed from the domain of criminal law; a decade later the recommendation was implemented by Parliament in the Sexual Offences Act, effectively decriminalizing homosexual relations for men age 21 or older further legislation lowered the age of consent first to 18  and then to 16 , the latter of which equalized the age of sexual consent for same-sex and opposite-sex partners.
April 1, - Martin Luther King Jr. It is the first documented gay rights organization. The following year, President Dwight D. Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Federal law bans workplace bias against gays, lesbians, bisexuals Miami Herald Miami Herald". InPence allegedly wrote an anti-LGBT letter published in the Indiana Policy Review Foundation publication Indiana Policy Reviewthat urged employers to not hire members of the LGBT community, claiming they are "promiscuous," carry "extremely high rates of disease," and are "not able bodied.