DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

11-07-2013 U.S. Senate voted to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). It would make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT individuals. The final vote was 64-32, with 10 Republicans joining…

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Nov 7
2018
Nov 6
2018

People

11-06-1946 Sally Field – Born in Pasadena, California. She is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. She is known for her film roles in Smokey and the Bandit…

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11-06-2012 The LGBT Ally-in-Chief, Barack Obama is re-elected to the White House for a second term. The first openly gay Senator, Tammy Baldwin is elected. The LGBT community won marriage…

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Nov 6
2018
Nov 5
2018

People

11-05-1955 Leslea Newman – Born in Brooklyn, New York. She is an American award winning author and editor. Newman is Jewish, a feminist, and lesbian. She has written and edited…

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11-05-2014 St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison overturned Missouri’s constitutional ban on gay marriage. He said that the law violates the due process and equal protection rights of the U.S….

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Nov 5
2018
Nov 4
2018

People

11-04-1925 – 04-17-2016 Doris Roberts – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. She was an American actress. During her acting career she received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild…

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11-04-2014 Federal District Court Judge Daniel Crabtree ruled Kansas’ gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. He did issue a stay until Nov. 11th so that Dr. Robert Moser, Secretary of Kansas’…

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Nov 4
2018
Nov 3
2018

People

11-03-1895 – 07-26-1981 Jeannette Howard Foster – Born in Oak Park, Illinois. She was an American librarian, professor, poet, and researcher in the field of lesbian literature. Her years of groundbreaking…

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Events

11-03-2011 Conan O’Brien made television history by officiating the wedding of longtime costume designer Scott Cronick and his partner David Gorshein on the stage of New York City’s Beacon Theatre…

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Nov 3
2018
Nov 2
2018

People

11-02-1961 k.d. lang (Kathryn Dawn Lang) – Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is a Canadian pop/country singer-songwriter and occasional actress. Lang has won both Juno Awards and Grammy Awards…

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