DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

06-30-1919 Different From Others (Anders als die Andem) – A German film believed to be the first pro-gay film in the world. The film was partially funded by Magnus Hirschfeld’s…

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Jun 30
2020
Jun 29
2020

People

06-29-1916 – 08-25-1979 Charles Clegg – Born and raised in Rhode Island. He was an American author, photographer, and railroad historian. Clegg is primarily remembered as the lifelong companion of…

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People

06-28-1941 Donald Spoto – Born in New Rochelle, New York. He is an American biographer and theologian. Spoto is best known for his best-selling biographies of film and theatre celebrities….

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Jun 28
2020
Jun 28
2020

Events

06-28-1969 Stonewall Rebellion In the early hours of this day in 1969, the Stonewall riots broke out in New York City, marking the beginning of the gay rights movement. The…

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People

06-27-1996 Lauren Jauregui – Born in Miami, Florida. She is an American singer, better known as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony. Jauregui was specifically chosen by Halsey…

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Jun 27
2020
Jun 27
2020

Events

Iceland’s parliament amended the marriage law to define marriage as between two individuals, thereby making same-sex marriage legal. The law took effect on June 27, 2010.

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People

06-26-1890 – 10-03-1929   Jeanne Eagels – Born in Kansas City, Missouri. She was an American stage and film actress. About 1911, she moved to New York and became a…

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Jun 26
2020
Jun 26
2020

Events

06-26-2003 Lawrence v. Texas – In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the sodomy law in Texas and, by extension, invalidated sodomy laws in 13 other states….

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People

06-25-1963 – 12-25-2016 George Michael (birth name Georgics Kyriacos Panaylotou) – Born in East Finchley, London. He was an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. His father was a Greek…

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Jun 25
2020
Jun 25
2020

Events

06-25-2014 U.S. District Judge Richard Young struck down Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage. 06-25-2014 The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled, saying Utah cannot ban same-sex marriages.

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