DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

08-27-2013 The Bernalillo County clerk’s office in Albuquerque, New Mexico begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, joining two other counties.                  …

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Aug 27
2021
Aug 26
2021

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08-26-2013 New Mexico State District Judge Alan Malott rules that New Mexico’s constitution prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The judge declared same-sex marriage legal, ordering the clerk…

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08-25-1939 The Wizard of Oz is released. A favorite of the gay community. Saying “I’m a friend of Dorothy’s” was a way to let others know you were gay in…

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Aug 25
2021
Aug 24
2021

Events

India’s Supreme Court declares that an individual’s sexual orientation is protected under the country’s Right to Privacy law. “Sexual orientation is an essential attribute of privacy,” the decision reads. “Discrimination…

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08-19-2014 Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of LGBT people are added to the Smithsonian Institution, including items from the popular TV show Will & Grace.

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Aug 19
2021
Aug 17
2021

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08-17-2012 ParaNorman – American 3D stop-motion animated horror comedy film. Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler. Screenplay by Chris Butler. The film was nominated for the 2012 Academy Award…

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08-16-2013 Reaching for the Moon (Portuguese: Flores Raras) – Brazilian film directed by Bruno Barreto. The film is based on the book Flores Raras e Banalissimas by Carmen Lucia de…

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Aug 16
2021
Aug 15
2021

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08-15-2013 WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) superstar Darren Young comes out as gay during TMZ interview. He is the first openly gay male wrestler actively participating in the professional sphere. The…

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08-13-2013 After winning a silver medal at the World Track & Field Championships in Moscow, American middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds openly dedicated the victory to his gay and lesbian friends…

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Aug 13
2021
Aug 12
2021

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08-12-2014 In a directive by Israeli Interior Minister Gideon Saar, immigration authorities are not to differentiate between married gay and straight couples.

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