DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

04-14-1948 June Millington – Born in Manila, Philippines. She is a Filipino-American guitarist, songwriter, producer, and instructor. The Millington family left the Philippines for the United States in 1961. The…

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Apr 14
2018
Apr 14
2018

Events

04-14-1968 Premier of the play The Boys In The Band at Theatre Four in New York City, where it ran for more than 1,000 performances. The off-Broadway production was written…

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People

04-13-1947 Deborah Batts – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In June 1994, she was sworn in as a Federal District Judge for Manhattan, becoming the nation’s first out LGBT, African-American federal judge….

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Apr 13
2018
Apr 13
2018

Events

04-13-2013 French Senate voted in favor to legalize same-sex marriage. This put the landmark bill on track to become law by summer 2013. Since May 18, 2013, same-sex marriage has…

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People

04-12-1975 Ali Forney – Born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was a transgender pioneer. Forney was a African-American gay and transgender youth who also used the name Luscious. He was…

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Apr 12
2018
Apr 11
2018

People

04-11-1932 Joel Grey – Born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an American actor, singer, dancer, and photographer. He is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in both stage…

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Events

04-11-2013 The National Hockey League offers its support of gay rights with the announcement of a new partnership to combat homophobia in sports. The NHL teamed up with the You…

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Apr 11
2018
Apr 10
2018

People

04-10-1890 – 01-15-1952 Maata Mahupuku – Born in Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand. She was of Māori descent. She is best remembered as friend and lover of writer Katherine Mansfield, whom…

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Events

04-10-2013 Uruguayan lawmakers voted to legalize gay marriage. The vote in Uruguay made it the third country in the Americans after Canada and Argentina to legalize same-sex marriage. Couples have…

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Apr 10
2018
Apr 9
2018

People

04-09-1990 Kristen Stewart – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is an American actress and model. She received recognition in 2008 with her role of protagonist Bella Sean in The…

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