DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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

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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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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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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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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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11-06-2018 Over 400 LGBT candidates are on the ballot for the U.S. mid-term election. The Victory Fund, a non-profit organization, is a national organization dedicated to electing openly LGBT people…

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2019

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11-05-2014 St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison overturned Missouri’s constitutional ban on gay marriage. He said that the law violates the due process and equal protection rights of the U.S….

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