DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

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 8
2022
Dec 7
2022

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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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12–07-2017 Australia’s Parliament passes bill to legalize same-sex marriage. 12-07-2012 U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear cases on gay marriage – Prop. 8 & DOMA to receive hearings.

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Dec 6
2022
Dec 5
2022

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12-06-2011 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a historic speech on LGBT rights at U.N. in Geneva. In what LGBT equality advocates are heralding as a remarkable and historic speech,…

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12-05-2012 Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled that a law in southern Oaxaca state that bans same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, paving the way for same-sex couples to marry in that state…

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Dec 4
2022
Dec 3
2022

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12-04-2012 Janeé Harteau becomes the first openly-gay female police chief in Minneapolis. She won unanimous approval from the City Council on Nov. 30th. Harteau married her partner Sgt. Holly Keegel…

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12-03-2000 Original U.S. broadcast date of Queer As Folk – The Series ran on Showtime from Dec. 3, 2000 – Aug. 7, 2005. One of the best series ever made….

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Dec 2
2022
Dec 1
2022

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12-02-2014 Dale Scott comes out as MLB’s first openly gay umpire. He is the first active male official to come out in MLB, the NFL, NBA or NHL. Major League…

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12-01-2012 The U.S. Military Academy’s Cadet Chapel at West Point hosted its first same-sex wedding, Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, a West Point graduate, wed.

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Nov 30
2022
Nov 29
2022

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

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