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Milestone year: A Timeline of Major LGBT Victories

Compiled by Angelica Mae D. Gomez

There have been several milestones in the LGBT community in the last few years. From pop culture to government, from protests to legislation, from important conversation to life-changing action, here’s a list of four things that have changed in the past years:

September 26, 2014
UN passes resolution against LGBT discrimination

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopts the Resolution on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, condemning violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity worldwide.

June 2, 2015
Cambodia gets its first LGBT magazine

Print magazine Q Cambodia launches in Cambodia as the country’s first LGBT magazine.

 

June 26, 2015
The U.S. legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide

The U.S. Supreme Court votes in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states in a landmark decision.

 

May 9, 2016
First transgender politician wins seat in Phil Congress

Geraldine Roman, Representative of the First District of Bataan, was the first transgender woman to ever be elected in the House of Representatives.

 

via http://mashable.com/2015/06/28/lgbt-pride-milestones/#9IRMLoyLBOqs http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/05/12/1582469/first-transgender-politician-wins-seat-congress

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