DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

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

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2019

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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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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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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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Nov 20
2019
Nov 20
2019

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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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Nov 18
2019
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2019

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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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Nov 13
2019
Nov 12
2019

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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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