Congress passes a sodomy law for DC. The law, introduced by Rep. Arthur Miller R-Neb. State Department announces purge of 91 homosexuals, the start of a government-wide campaign that would claim more than 10, careers — and some lives.
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The Washington Scandals Rugby Football Club was originally founded in the spring of to foster community and athleticism for gay men in the DC metropolitan area. The organization currently works to promote diversity and an inclusive environment for all athletes regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, religion, or fitness level through learning and playing the dynamic sport of rugby. The Scandals are a team and a family both on and off the pitch. We are dedicated to succeeding and growing as a team and as individuals.
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Explore This Park. Photograph by Lisa P. Davidson, HABS. This is a two-story brick structure located in the Columbia Heights neighborhood.