DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

10-12-2014 U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess strikes down Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage. The U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska ruled that the state’s ban was unconstitutional…

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Oct 12
2018
Oct 11
2018

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October 11th, 2017 – On this day the Rainbow Flag will be flown permanently on Federal land. The flag was raised at the Stonewall National Monument.   National Coming Out…

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10-10-2013 The Harvey Milk Foundation confirmed that the U.S. Postal Service would honor gay rights activist Harvey Milk with a stamp in honor of his memory and legacy. He will…

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Oct 10
2018
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2018

Events

10-09-1996 British film Beautiful Thing is released in the U.S.A. The screenplay was written by Jonathan Harvey based on his own original play of the same name. Initially, the film was…

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10-08-2014 The University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College extends benefits to same-sex spouses of employees. Employees were notified by email, saying: “Notre Dame is a Catholic university and…

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Oct 8
2018
Oct 6
2018

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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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10-04-1996 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
2018
Oct 3
2018

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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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10-02-1976 The first gay rodeo is held as a charity fundraising event at the Washoe County Fairgrounds in Reno, Nevada. It was organized by Phil Ragsdale, regarded as the “Father…

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Oct 2
2018
Oct 1
2018

Events

10-01-1989 Denmark’s same-sex partnership law comes into force, giving same-sex couples all the legal and fiscal rights and obligations like those of opposite-sex marriage. The world’s first such law.

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