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10-21-2013 Same-sex marriages begin in the state of New Jersey. 10-21-2014 Same-sex marriages begin in the state of Wyoming.

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10-20-2014 Attorney Roberta Kaplan, the attorney that represented Edie Windsor resulting in the overturning of DOMA by the Supreme Court, filed suit against Mississippi’s law banning same-sex marriage in the…

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10-18-2013 New Jersey’s highest court rules unanimously that same-sex marriages can begin on 10-21-2013. “The state has advanced a number of arguments, but none of them overcome this reality: Same-sex…

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10-17-1967 The rock musical Hair debuts at off-Broadway Joseph Papp’s Public Theater. Book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni. Music by Galt MacDermot. Hair is a bisexual rock…

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10-15-2010   Spirit Day – Spirit Day began in 2010 as a way to show support for LGBT youth and take a stand against bullying. Following a string of high-profile…

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10-12-2014 U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess strikes down Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage. The U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska ruled that the state’s ban was unconstitutional…

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October 11th, 2017 – On this day the Rainbow Flag will be flown permanently on Federal land. The flag was raised at the Stonewall National Monument.   National Coming Out…

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10-10-2013   The Harvey Milk Foundation confirmed that the U.S. Postal Service would honor gay rights activist Harvey Milk with a stamp in honor of his memory and legacy. He…

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10-09-1996 British film Beautiful Thing is released in the U.S.A. The screenplay was written by Jonathan Harvey based on his own original play of the same name. Initially, the film was…

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10-08-2014 The University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College extends benefits to same-sex spouses of employees. Employees were notified by email, saying: “Notre Dame is a Catholic university and…

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