People have been fighting to overcome discrimination based on sexual orientation, race or gender for centuries and the fight continues today.
Did you know that the word gay was used in connection to homosexuality for the first time in 1936.
In 1957, for the time in the US the number of men and women voting was approximately equal.
In 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first the African-American US Supreme Court Justice.
These are only 3 examples among many others. The following infographic, created by Daily Infographic, takes the reader back in time and highlight how far we came in terms of discrimination.