DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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On June 8th, 1901 the first same-sex marriage took place in Spain between Marcela Gracia Ibeas and Elisa Sanchez Loriga. While studying to be a teacher in the Normal School for…

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Jun 8
2020
Jun 7
2020

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06-07-1989 Denmark – Same-sex registered partnership law enacted. It was the world’s first law that gave same-sex couples almost the same rights as married straight couples. 06-07-2012 Washington State begins…

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06-06-2014 Wisconsin issues gay marriage licenses after U.S. District Judge Barbara Cragg declared the state’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional.

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Jun 6
2020
Jun 5
2020

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06-05-2010 Portugal legalizes same-sex marriage.

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Ireland elects the first gay Prime Minister. Leo Varadkar, the son of an Irish mother and an Indian father, will be the country’s youngest leader.

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Jun 2
2020
Jun 1
2020

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06-01-2003 Belgium legalizes same-sex marriage. It becomes the second country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the Netherlands. “Statutory cohabitation,” open to any two persons living together was…

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 05-31-2013 Rev. Guy Erwin – A native of Oklahoma, he is an active member of the Osage Nation of Native Americans. Erwin is the first openly gay Lutheran Bishop elected…

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May 31
2020
May 28
2020

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05-28-1997 Ma Vie En Rose (My Life in Pink) – A 1997 Belgian film directed by Alain Berliner. Released in the U.S. on December 26, 1997. It tells the story…

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05-27-2005 C.R.A.Z.Y. – Initial release date of the French-language Canadian film from Quebec. The film was directed and co-written by Jean-Marc Vallée. It tells the story of Zac, a young…

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May 27
2020
May 24
2020

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Taiwan becomes the first Asian nations to rule in favor of same-sex marriage. The constitutional court, known as the Judicial Yuan, said current marriage laws were “in violation of both the…

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