DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

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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2020
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2020

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

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01-28-2015 Joel Grey comes out. Cabaret star says “I’m a gay man” at the age of 82. 01-28-2015 Chilean lawmakers give final approval to a bill that recognizes civil unions…

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Jan 28
2020
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2020

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01-27-2010 On this date the registered partnership of Iceland’s Prime Minister, Jóhanna Siguröardóttir and her parter, Jónina Leósdóttir was transformed into a recognized marriage. It was on this date that…

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01-23-2015 A federal judge, U.S. District Judge Callie V.S. Granade, ruled that Alabama’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, known as the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment, violates the 14th Amendment’s due…

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Jan 23
2020
Jan 21
2020

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01-21-2013 History is made. Obama becomes the first President to mention the gay rights struggle in Inauguration Speech. Obama mentioned Stonewall and said, “Our journey is not complete until our…

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01-19-1995 French Twist – On this day the 1995 French comedy film was released in the US. It was written, starred and directed by Josiane Balasko and also starred Victoria…

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Jan 19
2020
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2020

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Mary Oliver – September 10, 1935 – January 17, 2019. She was an American poet that won the National Book Award & the Pulitzer Prize. She had over a forty…

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01-14-2014 U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern of Oklahoma ruled that the ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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Jan 14
2020
Jan 12
2020

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01-12-2015 A judge ruled South Dakota’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Karen E. Schreier wrote that the plaintiffs in the case “have a fundamental right to marry.”…

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