In Apr. the abolitionist Samuel Ringgold Ward would also become minister of a white Congregationalist congregation located in South Butler, NY---a position he held until when he resigned because of ill health
A UK Independence Party councillor in West Yorkshire who was “baffled” by Britain’s social acceptance of homosexuality and said that he found “female homosexuality” even stranger – denies accusations of homophobia.
In Mary Ann Shadd (Cary) became the Black female journalist, editor & publisher for the Provincial Freeman. In she was also the woman admitted as a corresponding member of the black convention movement