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April 27, 1953

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed Executive Order 10450 which was the hiring and firing rules for government employment. Homosexuality, moral perversion, and communism were categorized as national security threats and could be used … Continue reading

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May 25, 1895

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1895 Oscar Wilde, a playwright, poet and novelist, was convicted of a morals charge and sentenced to prison in London. The Marquess of Queensbury accused him of being a homosexual and Oscar Wilde countersued … Continue reading

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March 28, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1938 in Italy, psychiatrists demonstrated the use of electric-shock therapy for treatment of certain mental illnesses. Unsurprisingly, deviant sexual activity and male homosexuality were two of the first mental illnesses that the medical profession … Continue reading

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September 20, 2011

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 2011 The U.S. officially ended its ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ military policy, and allowed gay and lesbian personnel to publicly declare their sexual orientation. The number of hot lesbian servicewomen that declared their sexual … Continue reading

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September 19, 1988

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1988 U.S. Olympic diver Greg Louganis struck his head on the diving board during the Olympics and immediately turned gay. Future Vice President Dan Quayle offered to send Mr. Louganis to his favorite phrenologist … Continue reading

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July 9, 1986

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY! In 1986 on July 9th, The Parliament of New Zealand passesd the Homosexual Law Reform Act legalizing homosexuality in New Zealand. The Sheep Need Loving Too Act was narrowly defeated two days later after intensive … Continue reading

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