DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

01-01-2014 California’s Rose Parade featured the first-ever gay marriage ceremony. It was the 125th Rose Parade and its theme was “Dreams Come True.” Aubrey Loots and Danny Lelair exchanged vows…

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2019

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12-29-2012 Maine’s same-sex marriage law goes into effect.

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12-24-2013 Queen Elizabeth II grants Alan Turing a pardon. His code breaking prowess helped the Allies win against the Nazis. He was a mathematical genius and his theories laid the…

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Dec 24
2019
Dec 22
2019

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12-22-2011 Marissa Gaeta and Citlalic Snell, U.S. Navy Petty Officers, share first same-sex kiss at ship’s return. It was the first time on record that a same-sex couple was chosen…

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12-20-2013 A federal judge ,U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby, struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban. Utah becomes the 18th state to allow same-sex marriages. The Salt Lake County clerk’s…

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Dec 20
2019
Dec 19
2019

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12-19-2013 The New Mexico Supreme Court declares same-sex marriage constitutional. It becomes the 17th state to allow gay marriage.

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12-15-1973 it was on this day that the American Psychological Association removed homosexuality from its manual of mental disorders — it’s a day “we were cured en masse by the…

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Dec 15
2019
Dec 14
2019

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12-14-2015 Bill Kennedy, one of the NBA’s top referees, comes out as gay. Kennedy said, “I am following in the footsteps of others who have self-identified in the hopes that…

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12-09-2005   The film Brokeback Mountain is released in the U.S. The film attained awards for Best Picture and Best Director at the British Academy Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards,…

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Dec 9
2019
Dec 8
2019

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12-08-2014 The International Olympic Committee voted unanimously to approve a recommendation that adds non-discrimination language regarding sexual orientation to the Olympic Charter. The decision to update the wording will be…

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