DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

03-13-1991 Release of film Paris Is Burning in U.S.A. American documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, it shows the ball culture of New York City…

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03-11-2013 Queen Elizabeth II of England signs Commonwealth Charter with its commitment to equal rights. “We are implacably opposed to all form of discrimination,” the charter reads. “Whether rooted in…

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03-09-2010 Washington D.C. same-sex marriages begins.

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03-07-1986 Desert Hearts – U.S. release date for the film based on a novel by Jane Rule (b. March 28, 1931). Desert Hearts is an American romantic drama film directed…

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03-06-1996 The Bird Cage – USA release date of the film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Robin Williams, Gene Hackman and Nathan Lane. The film is a remake of…

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2020
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2020

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03-02-2015 A federal judge ruled Nebraska’s statewide ban on gay marriage unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon issued the ruing, saying county clerks will be permitted to begin issuing gay…

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03-01-2013 Clint Eastwood & 131 Republicans sign a brief opposing Prop. 8, urging the Supreme Court to drop Prop. 8. Eastwood, a Republican with strong libertarian leanings has long been…

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2020
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2020

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02-28-2013 The Obama administration urged the Supreme Court to strike down California’s ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. In an amicus brief in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the administration particularly said…

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02-26-2016 Italy’s Senate overwhelmingly approves a bill to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi had made it a personal mission to bring his country into…

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02-25-1982 Wisconsin becomes the first U.S. state to protect lesbians and gays from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations. One year later, the legislature legalized all sexual relations between…

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