LGBT rights are important to me because…

    “Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in American Law and History” is a newer course at Rutgers-Camden that examines the history of discriminiatory practices toward the LGBT community, going as far back as the 17th century.

    Rutgers-Camden Distinguished Professor N.E.H. Hull created the course, which marks the changes in the law beginning with old sodomy laws and continuing to the present day.

    LGBT rights are important to me because…Tell us in the comments below.

    This semester, Hull says there are only four students because the class was offered late. It’s not clear if the course will be offered again.

    Considering the course, what makes LGBT rights important to you? Tell us in the comments below.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.