DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

06-26-2003 Lawrence v. Texas – In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the sodomy law in Texas and, by extension, invalidated sodomy laws in 13 other states….

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Jun 26
2017
Jun 24
2017

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06-24-2011 New York becomes the 6th state (+ Washington DC) to legalize gay marriage.   June 24, 2016 – Today President Obama designated the area around the Stonewall Inn in…

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06-20-2010 The Real L Word – An American reality television series aired on the cable station Showtime. The first two season followed a group of lesbians in their daily lives…

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Jun 20
2017
Jun 19
2017

Events

06-19-2014 The United States largest Presbyterian denomination voted to change its definition of marriage and allow its pastors to officiate same-sex ceremonies in states where gay marriage is legal. By…

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On this day in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, aboard the Challenger for a six day mission. She said, “The thing that I’ll remember most…

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Jun 18
2017
Jun 17
2017

Events

06-17-2008 Same-sex couples begin marrying in California. Between this date and before the passing of Prop. 8, over 18,000 same-sex couples married in the state. 06-17-2014 On this day the…

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06-16-2007 Shelter – American film directed and written by Jonah Markowitz. First shown at the Frameline Film Festival on this date. It was the winner of “Outstanding Film – Limited…

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Jun 16
2017
Jun 15
2017

Events

06-15-2012 Denmark legalizes same-sex marriage.

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LGBT Nightclub Pulse attacked – 50 Dead, 53 Injured This is the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. It’s time to have sensible gun laws. No one needs an assault…

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Jun 12
2017
Jun 11
2017

Events

06-11-2010 Iceland parliament amended the marriage law to define marriage as between two individuals, thereby making same-sex marriage legal. The law took effect on June 27, 2010.

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