DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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12-03-2000 Original U.S. broadcast date of Queer As Folk – The Series ran on Showtime from Dec. 3, 2000 – Aug. 7, 2005. One of the best series ever made….

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2021

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12-02-2014 Dale Scott comes out as MLB’s first openly gay umpire. He is the first active male official to come out in MLB, the NFL, NBA or NHL. Major League…

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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
2021
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2021

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

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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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2021
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2021

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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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2021
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2021

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11-20-1934   The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman opens on Broadway at the Maxine Elliott Theatre. At the time of the play’s premiere, the mention of homosexuality on stage was…

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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
2021
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2021

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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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