Riots at Stonewall Inn in Christopher Street, New York, marks a new beginning for homosexual liberation and the struggle for equal rights.Instead of seeking to be recognised according to the norms of the society around them, gays and lesbians now fight for liberation and realisation on their own terms.Our aim is to work for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people’s political, social, cultural and workplace equality at every level of society.
Axel Lundahl Madsen is sentenced to one year in prison, and his future partner, Eigil Eskildsen (later named Eigil Axgil), is given eighteen months.As a result of the police action only very few dare to join. Partnersuche selbstversorger 1961 Folketinget (the Danish Parliament) enacts “Den Grimme Lov” (“The Ugly Law”) which criminalises relations with male “prostitutes” aged under 21, and the payment in question need be no more than a packet of cigarettes or money for a taxi home.The pink-triangle, that has been adopted as a symbol by homosexual organisations worldwide, had been worn on the clothing of male homosexuals in concentration camps, while lesbians wore a black triangle.1949 changes its name to Forbundet af 1948 (League of 1948) after opposition by an order of nuns who believe they have sole rights to the name “Kredsen”.
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This is the English language part of the website of LGBT Denmark – The Danish National Organization for Gay Men, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender persons.Founded as early as 1948, LGBT Denmark is the main Danish LGBT rights organisation.1948 Kredsen af 1948 (The Circle of 1948) is established in the city of Aalborg (north Jutland). The man behind the idea and the driving force of the association is Axel Lundahl Madsen (later Axel Axgil). The association is for both homosexuals and bisexuals from the start, and the objectives are described as: Through personal connections and correspondence to create a free association of people who feel solidarity with other people with the same approach to homosexual and bisexual problems, as well as giving support and help with any difficulties.1952 The world’s first successful gender-modification operation is undertaken at Rigshospitalet (The State Hospital, in Copenhagen) with wide press coverage.