DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

 Blue Is the Warmest Color – French film shown at the Cannes Film Festival that unanimously won the Palme d’Or from the official jury and the FIPRESCI (Federation of International…

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May 23
2019
May 22
2019

Events

05-22-2014 First date of issue of the USPS Harvey Milk stamps. He is the first openly gay elected official to be feature on a U.S. stamp. In 2016, on this…

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05-20-2014 Mary Yu was sworn in as the newest member of the Washington State Supreme Court, marking the first time the high court has had as openly gay justice. She…

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May 20
2019
May 19
2019

Events

05-19-2014 U.S. District Judge Michael McShane strikes down Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage, finding that the law violated the constitutional right to equal protection. He ordered his ruling to take…

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05-17-2004 Massachusetts gay marriage begins. 05-17-2005 International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT)

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May 17
2019
May 15
2019

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05-15-2015 Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, married his civil partner, Belgian architect Gauthier Destenay. He is the first serving leader in the European Union to wed someone of the…

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05-14-2013 The Justice’s National Council of Brazil legalized same-sex marriage for the entire country in a 14-1 vote. The ruling was published on May 15th and took effect on May…

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May 14
2019
May 13
2019

Events

05-13-2003 Mambo Italiano – Film was shown at the Cannes Film Festival on this date. It’s a Canadian comedy-drama directed by Emile Gaudreault based on the play by the same…

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05-11-1949 When Charles Baudelaire published Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil) six of his poems on lesbianism were removed by the French government. He, his publisher and the…

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May 11
2019
May 10
2019

Events

05-10-2014 The NFL St. Louis Rams drafted the first openly gay player, Michael Sam. The Rams cut him at the end of training camp.

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