DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

12-01-2012 The U.S. Military Academy’s Cadet Chapel at West Point hosted its first same-sex wedding, Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, a West Point graduate, wed.  

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Dec 1
2017
Nov 30
2017

People

11-30-1965 Ryan Patrick Murphy – Born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is an American film and television screenwriter, director and producer. Murphy is best known for creating/producing a number of television…

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Events

11-30-2006 South Africa legalizes same-sex marriage. They were the fifth country to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Nov 30
2017
Nov 29
2017

People

11-29-1915 – 05 31-1967 Billy Strayhorn – Born in Dayton, Ohio. Strayhorn wrote music and arrangements for and with Duke Ellington. The collaboration lasted three decades. He composed the band’s…

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People

11-28-1944 Rita Mae Brown – Born in Hanover, Pennsylvania. She is an American writer and feminist. She is best known for her novel Rubyfruit Jungle. Her novel, published in 1973,…

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Nov 28
2017
Nov 28
2017

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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People

11-27-110 AD (died in October 130 AD) Antinous – Born in Claudiopolis (today known as Bolu, Turkey), in the Roman province of Bithynia. He was a Bithynian Greek youth and…

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Nov 27
2017
Nov 26
2017

People

11-26-1905 – 09-25-1987 Emlyn Williams – Born in Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales, UK. He was a Welsh dramatist and actor. Williams was actively bisexual throughout his adult life. He maintained a…

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People

11-25-1837 – 11-25-1931 Elizabeth M. Cushier – One of eleven children, Cushier was born in New York City. She was a professor of medicine, and one of New York’s most…

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Nov 25
2017