Around this time, Jackie Shane moves to Los Angeles to take care of her mother and all but disappears from public life.
Parts of Executive Order 10450 are struck down in court.
June 24: A fire is set at the Upstairs Lounge. The arson attack claims 28 lives, and is the deadliest attack on a gay bar until 2016.
June 25: Only one member of New Orleans’ clergy is willing to hold a service for the victims of the Upstairs Lounge fire. Father Bill Richardson of St. George’s Episcopal Church holds the service for 80 attendees — and receives over 100 complaints from his parishioners.
July 1: Troy Perry arrives in New Orleans and holds a service for the victims of the Upstairs Lounge fire.
Rodger Dale Nunez — the only suspect in the Upstairs Lounge fire, and who confessed the arson four times — commits suicide.
February 4: The Olympic Clean Up in Montreal begins with a raid on Sauna Aquarius.
October 17 & 18: The Olympic Clean Up continues with raids on five gay bars in Montreal.
October 31: The Limelight and Baby Face are raided by police during the Olympic Clean Up.