1992 in LGBT rights

This is a list of notable events in the history of LGBT rights that took place in the year 1992.

List of years in LGBT rights (table)






  • 3
    • Voters in the U.S. state of Colorado approve Amendment 2 by 53 percent. The amendment, later the subject of Romer v. Evans, prohibited sexual orientation discrimination bans in Colorado. The amendment would never go into effect as it is soon challenged in court.
    • Oregon Ballot Measure 9 is defeated in a referendum. The measure would have prohibited sexual orientation discrimination bans in Oregon.[4]
  • 5 — A clause prohibiting anti-gay verbal abuse in schools is repealed by the Fairfax County, Virginia board of education out of concerns that it promotes homosexuality.


  1. ^ The National Journal of Sexual Orientation Law
  2. ^ Current Issues
  3. ^ Gay and Lesbian Rights - Backlash
  4. ^ ""Abnormal, Wrong, Unnatural and Perverse:" Taking the Measure (9) of the Closet". Archived from the original on 2006-10-12. Retrieved 2007-06-12.