Gay rights laws
See also: LGBT history, Timeline of LGBT history, LGBT of homosexuality, and Sodomy law § History. Hate crime laws (also known as bias crimes laws) protect against crimes motivated by feelings of enmity against a protected. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Vietnam may face legal challenges not On 1 January , the amendments to the Law on Marriage and Family officially went into effect. It states that while Vietnam allows same-sex . Oct 18, · Profiles are primarily taken from sections of the Human Rights Watch World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The . Jun 28, · The gay rights movement in the United States began in the s and saw huge progress in the s, with laws prohibiting homosexual activity struck down and a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same. In , the Supreme Court again considered gay rights issues in Romer v Evans, a challenge to a provision in the Colorado Constitution (adopted by a 54% to 46% vote) that prohibited the state or its subdivisions from adopting any laws that gave preferred or protected status to homosexuals. (The provision, Amendment 2, effectively repealed anti.