September 1, 2009—Vermont legalized same-sex marriage (Photo by Markus Spiske).

September 4, 1957—The report of the Department Committee on Homosexual Offenses and Prostitution was published in Britain after a succession of well-known men were convicted of homosexual offenses.

September 6, 2005—The California legislature passes a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.

September 7, 2001—The first game lesbian television that work is launched in Canada, PrideVision.

September 12, 2013—A Commonwealth court judge orders the Montgomery County (Pennsylvania) register of Wills D. Bruce Haynes, to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

September 14, 2005—The Massachusetts legislature rejects a proposed amendment to its state constitution to ban same-sex marriages.

September 19, 2005—Vatican bans gay seminarians under Pope Benedict XVI.

September 20, 2011—The “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal Act ended after 17 years under President Obama.

September 21, 1993—House passes the Hate Crimes sentencing Enhancement Act by a voice vote.

September 21, 1996—President Bill Clinton signs the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defending marriage between one man and one woman.

September 23, 1992—Massachusetts grants family rights to gay a lesbian state workers.

September 24, 1951- Oct. 1952—George Jorgensen becomes Christine Jorgensen, the first person to become widely known in the U.S. For having sex reassignment surgery.

September 23, 1999—The first Annual Bisexuality Day is observed at the International Lesbian and Gay Association Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.

September 27, 2013—A New Jersey State judge rules that same-sex couples must be permitted to marry in New Jersey starting October 21st that year.

September 29, 1991—California Governor Wilson vetoes Antidiscrimination bill.

September 29, 2005—California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoes the same-sex marriage bill.

September 30, 2004—The U.S. House of Representatives votes against amending the Constitution to prohibit same-sex marriage.

September 30, 2011—The US Department of Defense issues new guidelines I want military chaplains to perform same-sex ceremony.

September 1983—First national lesbians of color conference convenience sponsored by NOW.

Sources: Historic Calendar Project, Wikipedia, Library of Congress, Gay and Lesbian Issues, CNN.