Entertainer and drag queen Jose Sarria runs for San Francisco supervisor, the first openly gay candidate to run for public office in the United States. It found that "equal respect and dignity" of marriage is a "basic civil right" that cannot be withheld from same-sex couples, that sexual orientation is a protected class like race and gender, and that any classification or discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is subject to strict scrutiny under the Equal Protection Clause of the California State Constitution.
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Supreme Court on June 26, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Performed in the Netherlands proper, including the Caribbean Netherlands. Fears that the Civil Code would allow marriage between parties of the same sex had arisen due to a couple in Orange County who sought a marriage license post the passage of the Consenting Adult Sex Bill which repealed the criminality of homosexuality in California effective BBC News.
Archived from the original on October 13, In the s, the city's gay male population rose from 30, at the beginning of the decade to , in a city of , at the end of it. University of California Press. August 2, In Theresa Sparks was elected president of the San Francisco Police Commission by a single vote, making her the first openly transgender person ever to be elected president of any San Francisco commission, as well as San Francisco's highest ranking openly transgender official.