DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

06-11-2010 Iceland 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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Jun 11
2018
Jun 10
2018

People

06-10-1922 – 06-22-1969 Judy Garland – Born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. She was an American singer, actress and vaudevillian. Her career spanned more that forty years as an actress, recording…

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06-10-1994 Go Fish – American lesbian-themed independent film shown in New York City. Directed and co-written by Rose Troche and Guinevere Turner. DVD released on July 24, 2001.

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Jun 10
2018
Jun 9
2018

People

06-09-1891 – 10-15-1964 Cole Porter – Born in Peru, Indiana. One of the greatest American composers and songwriters. He was an only child of a wealthy family. Although classically trained,…

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People

06-08-1961 – Mary Bonauto – Born in Newburgh, New York. She is an American lawyer and civil rights advocate who has worked to eradicate discrimination based on sexual orientation and…

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Jun 8
2018
Jun 8
2018

Events

On June 8th, 1901 the first same-sex marriage took place in Spain between Marcela Gracia Ibeas and Elisa Sanchez Loriga. While studying to be a teacher in the Normal School for…

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People

06-07-1899 – 02-22-1973 Elizabeth Bowen, CBE – Born in Dublin, Ireland. She was an Anglo-Irish novelist and short story writer. In 1923 she married Alan Cameron. The marriage has been…

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Jun 7
2018
Jun 7
2018

Events

06-07-1989 Denmark – Same-sex registered partnership law enacted. It was the world’s first law that gave same-sex couples almost the same rights as married straight couples. 06-07-2012 Washington State begins…

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People

06-06-1875 – 08-12-1955  Thomas Mann – Born in the Free City of Lûbeck, German Empire. He was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and won the…

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Jun 6
2018
Jun 6
2018

Events

06-06-2014 Wisconsin issues gay marriage licenses after U.S. District Judge Barbara Cragg declared the state’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional.

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