Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. The state will likely offer guidance, but districts will have some leeway in how they fulfill a new requirement for curriculum to include LGBT history. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT persons in New Jersey have the same rights and responsibilities as heterosexuals. LGBT persons in New Jersey enjoy strong protections from discrimination, and have had the right to marry since October 21, Since the late s, state-sanctioned discrimination against LGBT people has become increasingly less acceptable.
Provincetown and Rehoboth may be among the most famous gay destinations on the East Coast, but did you know that the Jersey Shore is also home to several LGBT-friendly beach communities? Asbury Park has become an LGBT mecca in recent years thanks to a boom in gay-friendly shops, restaurants and nightlife less than 55 miles from New York City. In fact, the location is ideal for catching some rays and waves and tapping into the mile-long boardwalk attractions — everything from noshing to shopping there are lots of great boutiques featuring local designers. Carl Michaels spinning on weekends.
The celebration is just one of many celebrations of gay pride taking place throughout the month of June and beyond. The concept of Pride started as an act of revolt and defiance infollowing the Stonewall Riots in New York City. On June 28,a group of patrons at the Greenwich Village bar took a stand against police harassment and intimidation.
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When Randy Rabney and her wife, Fran Lichtman, decided it was time to pack up their lives in Manhattan more than a decade ago, they only had one New Jersey town on their list of possible destinations: Maplewood. As native New Yorkers, Rabney said they drove to the town "to rule it out," never expecting to take the plunge into the New Jersey suburbs, but the couple quickly decided that's the place they wanted to raise their sonwho was two and a half at the time. For them, Rabney said, Maplewood -- and neighboring South Orange -- has been that community.
When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever. While the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue.