DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

11-28-2014 Finland legalizes same-sex marriage. Gay couples had been able to enter into registered partnerships since 2002, but now the measure passed by the Finnish Parliament will end the distinction…

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Nov 28
2017
Nov 25
2017

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11-25-2014 U.S. District Court Judge Kristine Baker struck down Arkansas’ gay marriage band. She ruled in favor of two same-sex couples that argued that the ban violated the U.S. Constitution…

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11-21-2008 US release of the film Were The World Mine is a story of gay empowerment, inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream. It is a romantic musical fantasy film…

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Nov 21
2017
Nov 20
2017

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11-20-2015 Carol – The USA release date of the British-American romantic drama film based on novel The Price of Salt (1952) by Patricia Highsmith. Directed by Todd Haynes; staring Cate…

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11-18-2014 Montana’s ban on same-sex marriage was struck down by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris. He did not stay his injection, which meant that state officials could begin issuing marriage…

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Nov 18
2017
Nov 17
2017

Events

11-17-2014 Ted Osius is confirmed as ambassador to Vietnam. He becomes the 7th openly LGBT person to be confirmed as an ambassador during the Obama Administration. He is married to…

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11-13-2013 Governor Neil Abercrombie of Hawaii signs same-sex marriage into law. Hawaii is the 15th state to pass marriage equality.

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Nov 13
2017
Nov 12
2017

Events

11-12-2008 Gay marriage becomes legal in Connecticut. 11-12-2014 The Supreme Court lifted the hold on gay marriages in Kansas. 11-12-2014 South Carolina gay marriage ban ruled unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge…

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11-10-1973 Lambda Legal – The United States oldest and largest legal organization for the civil rights of the LGBT community. This marks the date of the first meeting. Board members:…

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Nov 10
2017
Nov 7
2017

Events

11-07-2013 U.S. Senate voted to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). It would make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT individuals. The final vote was 64-32, with 10 Republicans joining…

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