DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

07-17-1898 – 12-09-1991 Berenice Abbott – Born in Springfield, Ohio. She was an American photographer best known for her black and white photography of New York City architecture and urban…

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Jul 17
2021
Jul 17
2021

Events

07-17-2013 Queen of England gives gay marriage the royal stamp of approval. Marriages to begin in England and Wales in the summer of 2014. 07-17-2014 Circuit Judge Luis M. Garcia,…

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People

07-16-1907 – 01-20-1990 Barbara Stanwyck – Born in Brooklyn, New York. She was an American actress that had a 60-year career in both film and television. She made 85 films in…

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Jul 16
2021
Jul 16
2021

Events

07-16-2013 England‘s gay marriage law to become legal after lower house of the British parliament approved the final changes. Law backed by Prime Minister David Cameron. It only needs to…

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People

07-15-1953 Alicia Bridges – Born in Lawndale, North Carolina. She is an American singer. Co-wrote and performed her international hit I Love the Nightlife in 1978. Bridges is openly lesbian….

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Jul 15
2021
Jul 15
2021

Events

07-15-2003 Queer Eye For The Straight Guy first airs. The all-gay cast included Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley, and Jai Rodriquez. The show’s name was shortened to…

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People

06-14-1960 Jane Lynch – Born in Evergreen Park, Illinois. She is an American comedian, actress, and singer. She gained fame in Christopher Guest’s improv rockumentary pictures, such as Best in…

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Jul 14
2021
Jul 14
2021

Events

07-14-2011 Gov. Jerry Brown of California signs Senate Bill 48 – FAIR Act – requires schools to teach about the historical contributions of LGBT people. 07-14-2013 Minnesota becomes the 12th…

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People

07-13-1863 – 09-05-1947 Mary Emma Woolley – Born in South Norwalk, Connecticut. She was an American educator, peace activist, and women’s suffrage supporter. Woolley was the first female student to…

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Jul 13
2021
Jul 12
2021

People

07-12-1866 – 01-29-1929   La Goulue (b. Louise Weber) – Born into a Jewish family from Alsace, France. The family moved near Paris, where her mother worked in a laundry….

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