DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

02-18-2015 Kate Brown – On this day, she became the country’s first bisexual governor. With the resignation of Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber, Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in…

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Feb 18
2021
Feb 14
2021

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02-14-2013 In a historic Valentine’s Day vote, the Illinois Senate passed a bill clearing the way for same-sex couples to be legally married in the Land of Lincoln. The bill…

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02-13-2012 Gov. Christine Gregoire of Washington State signed a law allowing same-sex marriage. Opponents mounted a challenge that required voters to approve the statute at a referendum, which they did…

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Feb 13
2021
Feb 11
2021

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02-11-1967   The Black Cat protest – Almost 2 years before Stonewall. On New Year’s Eve, 1966/1967, at midnight, as traditional New Year’s kisses were exchanged in the LGBT bar,…

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02-09-2015 Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas and his boyfriend, Shawn Brier, become the first gay men in history to share the ceremonial “first kiss” held when a vessel returns from…

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Feb 9
2021
Feb 7
2021

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02-07-1968 The Fox – USA release date of the film based on the novel of the same name by D. H. Lawrence. One of the earliest films to have a…

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02-05-1993 Last Call at Maud’s – Documentary directed by Paris Poirier. From 1966 to 1989, Maud’s was a San Francisco bar for lesbians. The film covers the background leading up…

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Feb 5
2021
Feb 4
2021

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02-04-2016 The United Nations Postal Administration issued a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal — a global UN campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…

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02-03-2021   Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is sworn in as Secretary of Transportation by Vice President Kamala Harris. He became the first out Cabinet Secretary. Buttigieg was sworn…

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Feb 3
2021
Jan 29
2021

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

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