DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

03-22-1930 Stephen Sondheim – Born in New York City, New York. He is an American composer and lyricist known for his contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. Oscar…

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Mar 22
2017
Mar 22
2017

Events

03-22-2014 Glenna DeJong and Marsha Caspar of Lansing are the first same-sex couple ever to be legally married in Michigan. The couple had been together 27 years.  

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People

03-21-1962 Roseann “Rosie” O’Donnell – Born in Commack, New York. She is an American stand-up comedienne, actress, singer, author and media personality. She has also been a magazine editor and…

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Mar 21
2017
Mar 21
2017

Events

03-21-2013 Colorado – Governor John Hickenlooper signs bill making same-sex civil unions legal in the state of Colorado. It is now the 15th state to recognize either same-sex marriage or…

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People

03-20-1915 – 10-09-1973 Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas. She was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. She has been referred to as “the original…

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Mar 20
2017
Mar 19
2017

People

03-19-1894 – 05-23-1975 Jackie “Moms” Mabley – Born in Brevard, North Carolina. She was an American standup comedian. A veteran of the Chitlin’ circuit of African-American vaudeville, she later appeared…

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People

03-18-1928 – 04-30-2002 Charlotte von Mahlsdorf (born Lothar Berfelde) – Born in Berlin-Mahlsdorf, Germany. Biologically a male, even as a child she identified as a girl and preferred girl’s clothing….

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Mar 18
2017
Mar 18
2017

Events

03-18-2013 Hillary Clinton announces support for gay marriage.

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People

03-17-1912 – 08-24-1987 Bayard Rustin – Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, non-violence and gay rights. In 1936, he…

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Mar 17
2017
Mar 17
2017

Events

03- 17-1972 Pink Flamingos is released. A John Waters film staring Divine. His third feature film, and first in color. The film was so popular that it had a 95-week…

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