Lesbians and the Inquisition
The Christian Church in Spain had long been interested in the history of homosexual acts, dating back to a Church Council held from 305 to 306 in Elvira, modern day Granada, though the focus was almost exclusively on men. Among other issues, the council discussed the issue of sodomy. It was one of the…
Felipe González: 1989 and 1993: Homosexual and trans rights activism
Background: This is part of the rewrite of the background text for the region specific lesbian travel guide. It focuses on lesbian intersections with the homosexual rights activist movement during the Felipe González government. As this was written, some info intended for this section got moved to previous sections already posted here. Kind of oops.…
Felipe González: 1989 and 1993: Marriage equality
In the early and mid-1990s, the homosexual rights activists generally did not see an immediate need for same-sex marriage. It was viewed as a more long-term goal.