DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

02-19-2013 Germany’s highest court strengthened gay couples’ adoption rights. The Federal Constitutional Court ruled that one member of a civil partnership should be able to adopt the partner’s stepchild or…

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Feb 19
2018
Feb 18
2018

Events

02-18-2015 Kate Brown – On this day, she became the country’s first bisexual governor. With the resignation of Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber, Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in…

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02-14-2013 In a historic Valentine’s Day vote, the Illinois Senate passed a bill clearing the way for same-sex couples to be legally married in the Land of Lincoln. The bill…

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Feb 14
2018
Feb 13
2018

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02-13-2012 Gov. Christine Gregoire of Washington State signed a law allowing same-sex marriage. Opponents mounted a challenge that required voters to approve the statute at a referendum, which they did…

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02-11-2013 The Pentagon extends benefits to same-sex couples. The move was one of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s last moves as a member of Pres. Obama’s Cabinet.

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Feb 11
2018
Feb 9
2018

Events

02-09-2015 Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas and his boyfriend, Shawn Brier, become the first gay men in history to share the ceremonial “first kiss” held when a vessel returns from…

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02-07-1968 The Fox – USA release date of the film based on the novel of the same name by D. H. Lawrence. One of the earliest films to have a…

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Feb 7
2018
Feb 5
2018

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02-05-1993 Last Call at Maud’s – Documentary directed by Paris Poirier. From 1966 to 1989, Maud’s was a San Francisco bar for lesbians. The film covers the background leading up…

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02-04-2016 The United Nations Postal Administration issued a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal — a global UN campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…

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Feb 4
2018
Jan 29
2018

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12-29-2012 Maine’s same-sex marriage law goes into effect.

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