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June 24, 2016 – Today President Obama designated the area around the Stonewall Inn in New York City as the country’s first national monument to LGBT rights. Obama said, “I…

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06-20-2010 The Real L Word – An American reality television series aired on the cable station Showtime. The first two season followed a group of lesbians in their daily lives…

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06-19-2014 The United States largest Presbyterian denomination voted to change its definition of marriage and allow its pastors to officiate same-sex ceremonies in states where gay marriage is legal. By…

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On this day in 1983, Dr. Sally Ride (05-26-1951 – 07-23-2012) became the first American woman in space, aboard the Challenger for a six day mission. She said, “The thing that…

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06-17-2008 Same-sex couples begin marrying in California. Between this date and before the passing of Prop. 8, over 18,000 same-sex couples married in the state. 06-17-2014 On this day the…

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06-16-2007 Shelter – American film directed and written by Jonah Markowitz. First shown at the Frameline Film Festival on this date. It was the winner of “Outstanding Film – Limited…

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06-15-2020   The US Supreme Court 6-3 ruling made it illegal to fire someone because of sexual orientation. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Gorsuch wrote, which bars discrimination…

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June 12, 2016 – LGBT Nightclub Pulse attacked – 49 Dead, 53 Injured This was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history (at the time). It’s time to have sensible…

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06-11-2019 Botswana‘s High Court ruled to decriminalized consensual same-sex relationships. It was a unanimous decision. The High Court said in its ruling that penalizing people for who they are is disrespectful…

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06-10-1994 Go Fish – American lesbian-themed independent film shown in New York City. Directed and co-written by Rose Troche and Guinevere Turner. DVD released on July 24, 2001.

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