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Civil Rights Legislation

Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Law clipping (1989)
“…Massachusetts has become the second state in the nation to guarantee lesbians and gay men rights equal to our fellow citizens.”
On November 15, 1989 Governor Dukakis signed the gay civil rights bill into law, making it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation in employment, housing, and public accommodations. From the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Political Alliance of Massachusetts records.

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