DAILY SPOTLIGHT

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03-18-1928 – 04-30-2002 Charlotte von Mahlsdorf (born Lothar Berfelde) – Born in Berlin-Mahlsdorf, Germany. Biologically a male, even as a child she identified as a girl and preferred girl’s clothing….

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03-17-1912 – 08-24-1987 Bayard Rustin – Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, non-violence, and gay rights. In 1936, he…

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03-16-1885 – 11-04-1959 I. A. R. Wylie (Ida Alexa Ross) – Born in Melbourne, Australia. She was an Australian-British-American novelist, screenwriter, short story writer, and poet. She was recognized world-wide…

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2020
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03-15-1948 Kate Bornstein – Born in Neptune City, New Jersey. She is a Jewish-American author, playwright, performance artist, and gender theorist. Having been assigned male at birth and then receiving…

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03-14-1887 – 10-05-1962 Sylvia Beach – Born in Baltimore, Maryland. She was an American-born bookseller and publisher who lived most of her life in Paris. Beach was one of the…

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Mar 14
2020
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03-13-1892 – 11-07-1978 Janet Flanner – Born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was an American writer and journalist who served as the Paris correspondent of The New Yorker magazine from 1925…

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03-12-1890 – 04-08-1950 Vaslav Nijinsky – Born in Kiev, Ukraine. He was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer of Polish descent, cited as the greatest male dancer of the early…

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Mar 12
2020
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03-11-1941 David Boise – Born in Sycamore, Illinois. He is an American lawyer that has been involved in high-profile cases. Olson, a Republican and conservative, recruited liberal Democrat Boise to fight…

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03-10-1924 – 01-14-2009 Angela Morley – Born in Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She was an English composer and conductor. In 1972, Morley underwent sex reassignment surgery. In 1988 and 1990, Morley…

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Mar 10
2020
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2020

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03-09-1892 – 06-02-1962 Vita Sackville-West – Born in Knole House, United Kingdom. She was an English writer, poet, and gardener. Her long narrative poem, The Land, won the Hawthornden Prize…

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