June 26: The Supreme Court of the U.S. announces its decision regarding Lawrence v. Texas — deciding that anti-sodomy laws are unconstitutional and officially decriminalizing homosexuality in the United States.
“See See Rider Blues”, by Ma Rainey, is inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and is added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.
The case Fricke v. Lynch is cited in a court case against Murray High School.
A historical marker is placed in Philadelphia at the site of the Annual Reminders.
The Supreme Court of the U.S. rules against Louisiana’s legal definition of “crimes against nature” including “unnatural carnal copulation by a human being with another of the same sex”.