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Gay Purge: The Persecution of Homosexual Students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1962–1963
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The project will culminate in an exhibit in the fall of , an interactive online website, and curricular tools. By sharing research before the opening of the exhibit, we hope to begin conversations about the history of UW—Madison and discuss how we can all work toward building a more equitable campus community. The nature of historical research is that it will always be incomplete. It is impossible for us to know everything that happened in the past.
When The University Of Wisconsin Persecuted Gay Students
Despite facing ongoing prejudice, Wisconsin's queer community enjoys rights that were not extended to previous generations, including protections against workplace discrimination and the equal right to marriage. On a political level, gay and lesbian officeholders represent Wisconsinites in local, state and federal elected positions. But inclusion of LGBTQ Wisconsinites into the state's cultural, educational and political institutions is a relatively new development.
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Wisconsin since October 6, , when the U. Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal in the case of Wolf v. Discrimination based on sexual orientation is banned statewide in Wisconsin, and sexual orientation is a protected class in the state's hate crime laws. It approved such protections in , making it the first state in the United States to do so.