DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

10-03-1925 – 07-31-2012 Gore Vidal – Born in West Point, New York. He was an American writer of novels, essays, screenplays, and stage plays. He was also an intellectual known…

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Oct 3
2018
Oct 3
2018

Events

10-03-2011 Gay Voices (now called Queer Voices), begins on Huffington Post. It has been consistently ranked the number one lesbian, gay , bisexual, and/or transgender news/culture website on the Internet…

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People

10-02-1949 Annie Leibovitz – Born in Waterbury, Connecticut. She is an American portrait photographer. In 1970 she started her career as staff photographer, working for Rolling Stone magazine. In 1973…

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Oct 2
2018
Oct 2
2018

Events

10-02-1976 The first gay rodeo is held as a charity fundraising event at the Washoe County Fairgrounds in Reno, Nevada. It was organized by Phil Ragsdale, regarded as the “Father…

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People

10-01-1903 – 11-05-1989 Vladimir Horowitz – Born in Kiev, the Russian Empire ( now the capital of Ukraine). He was a classical pianist and composer. In 1939, Horowitz settled in…

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Oct 1
2018
Oct 1
2018

Events

10-01-1989 Denmark’s same-sex partnership law comes into force, giving same-sex couples all the legal and fiscal rights and obligations like those of opposite-sex marriage. The world’s first such law.

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People

09-30-1935 Johnny Mathis – Born in Gilmer, Texas. He is one of the most popular American singers of popular music and jazz. In 1958, Johnny’s Greatest Hits was released. The…

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Sep 30
2018
Sep 30
2018

Events

09-30-2012 California officially bans ex-gay therapy for youths. Signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.   Alabama Chief Justic Roy Moore Suspended September 30, 2016 – Ultra-conservative chief justice Roy…

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People

09-29-1922 – 01-31-2015 Lizabeth Scott – Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She was a sultry leading woman of film noir and also a lesbian that was outed by Confidential magazine in…

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Sep 29
2018
Sep 29
2018

Events

09-29-1976 Norman… Is That You? – Release date of the American film starring Redd Foxx and Pearl Bailey. The film is based on the play of the same name. The…

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