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This is a list of notable events in the history of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) rights that took place in the year 1971.
- 18 — Idaho decriminalizes homosexual acts between consenting adults, but the repeal is itself repealed before taking effect.
- 24 — In a case granting citizenship to a Cuban man, a federal judge rules that homosexuality alone cannot bar a person from becoming a United States citizen.
- 1 — The French magazine Tout is seized by police, who characterize its call for sexual liberation in that country an "outrage to public morals".
- 10 — Austria decriminalizes homosexual acts between consenting adults.
- 21 — George Klippert is released from prison, two years after homosexuality was decriminalized in Canada.
- 1 — Connecticut decriminalizes homosexual acts between consenting adults.
- 12 — The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs recommends the repeal of a city law banning homosexuals from working in or going to bars.
- ^ Boldt, David R. (February 23, 1971). "Homosexual Files Delegate Papers: Number of Contestants Is Now Eight". The Washington Post.
- ^ Miller, p. 392
- ^ a b Rutledge, p. 33
- ^ Rutledge, pp. 33–4
- ^ "Idag 50 år sedan den homosexuella revolutionen – Sverige var först i Europa med Prideprotester". QX.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2021-05-15.
- ^ "Gay Alliance Toward Equality". City of Vancouver Archives. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
- ^ "Gay Alliance Towards Equality (GATE) Vancouver". Gay & Lesbian Liberation in Canada. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
- ^ Rutledge, pp. 36–7
- ^ a b Rutledge, p. 38
- ^ "Man imprisoned for being gay to get posthumous pardon from Trudeau". CBC. February 28, 2016. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
- ^ Rutledge, p. 40
- ^ Knegt, Peter (June 7, 2016). "Why all Canadians should know about The Body Politic". CBC. Retrieved March 4, 2021.
- Miller, Neil (1995). Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present. New York, Vintage Books. ISBN 0-09-957691-0.
- Rutledge, Leigh (1992). The Gay Decades. New York: Penguin Books Ltd. ISBN 0-452-26810-9.