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10-07-1931 Archbishop Desmond Tutu – Born in Klerksdorp, South Africa. He is a supporter of LGBT rights stating “I would not worship a God who is homophobic and that is…

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Oct 7
2017
Oct 7
2017

Events

10-07-2014 U.S. 9th Circuit Court ruled that bans on marriage for same-sex couples in Idaho and Nevada were unconstitutional. And on this day, Colorado said counties in that state could…

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People

10-06-1906 – 09-14-1984 Janet Gaynor – Born in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was an American film, stage, and television actress, and painter. In 1929 Gaynor became the first winner of…

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Oct 6
2017
Oct 6
2017

Events

10-06-2015 The Bell Tower – The award winning short story by D C Diamondopolous is published in the UK by Fiction On The Web http://www.fictionontheweb.co.uk/2015/10/the-bell-tower-by-dc-diamondopolous.html#more It’s the story of an…

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10-05-1972 Thomas Roberts – He grew up in a Roman Catholic family in Towson, Maryland. He is an American news anchor and reporter. Since April 2010, he has been a…

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Oct 5
2017
Oct 4
2017

People

10-04-1941 Anne Rice – Born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature and erotica. She is best known for her popular and influential…

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10-04-1996 Bound is released in the US. Directed by the Wachowskis, it is their feature film directorial debut. The film stars Jennifer Tily, Gina Gershon and Joe Pantoliano. Bound was…

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Oct 4
2017
Oct 3
2017

People

10-03-1925 – 07-31-2012 Gore Vidal – He was an American writer of novels, essays, screenplays and stage plays. He was also  an intellectual known for his wit. As a political…

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Events

10-03-2011 Gay Voices (now called Queer Voices), begins on Huffington Post. It has been consistently ranked the number one lesbian, gay , bisexual, and/or transgender news/culture website on the Internet…

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Oct 3
2017
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2017

People

10-02-1949 Annie Leibovitz – Born in Waterbury, Connecticut. She is an American portrait photographer. In 1970, she started her career as staff photographer, working for Rolling Stone magazine. In 1973…

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