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In the spirit of being pedantic the states that legalized in 2015 didn't exactly legalize it as much as their ban on it became unconstitutional. It seems like this gives them credit for something they didn't actually do.
Made for the DataViz battle Feb 2018, using Tableau Public (and a bit of custom colouring from the rColourBrewer spectral palettes).
The data source is https://github.com/zonination/samesmarriage
TIL of “Gay Bob”—one of the first homosexual dolls ever made. The anatomically-correct doll came out in the 1978 amid tons of controversy and was stored in a box made to look like a closet. Esquire awarded the toy the “Dubious Achievement Award” and the toy sold remarkably well throughout the year.
TIL that Glenn Shadix, the actor who played Otho in Beetlejuice, was subjected to “ex gay” electrical shock treatments when he came out to his parent. When this failed to change his orientation, he attempted suicide and survived a 3 day coma. After the incident, his parents accept ed his sexuality.
A homophobic video urging Russians to re-elect President Vladimir Putin has gone viral less than a month before the country's election. The video tells voters that if Putin's rivals win they will take Russia into a "nightmare" future in which they are forced to co-habitate with gay men.