DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

11-21-1886 – 05-01-1968 Sir Harold George Nicolson – Born in Tehran, Iran. He was an English diplomat, married to Vita Sackville-West. They had an open marriage, both were bisexual. According…

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Nov 20
2022
Nov 20
2022

Events

11-21-2008 US release of the film Were The World Mine is a story of gay empowerment, inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream. It is a romantic musical fantasy film…

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People

11-20-1942 Joe Biden – Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He is an American politician who is currently the 46th president of the United States. He was the 47th Vice President of the…

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Nov 19
2022
Nov 19
2022

Events

11-20-1934   The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman opens on Broadway at the Maxine Elliott Theatre. At the time of the play’s premiere, the mention of homosexuality on stage was…

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People

11-19-1962 Jodie Foster – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is an American actress, film director, and producer. Her first significant role came in 1976 as a child prostitute in…

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Nov 18
2022
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2022

People

11-18-1906 – 05-21-1949   Klaus Mann – Born in Munich, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire. He was a German writer and dissident. He was the son of Thomas Mann and…

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Events

11-18-2014 Montana’s ban on same-sex marriage was struck down by U.S. District Judge Brian Morris. He did not stay his injection, which meant that state officials could begin issuing marriage…

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Nov 17
2022
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2022

People

11-17-1925 – 10-02-1985 Rock Hudson – Born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois. He was an American film and television star. Hudson was known as a leading man in…

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11-17-2014 Ted Osius is confirmed as ambassador to Vietnam. He becomes the 7th openly LGBT person to be confirmed as an ambassador during the Obama Administration. He is married to…

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Nov 16
2022
Nov 16
2022

People

11-16-1985   Sanna Marin – Born in Helsinki, Finland. She is a Finnish politician who has been Prime Minister of Finland since December 10, 2019. At 35, she is Finland’s…

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