DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

07-30-1989 marks the passing of Mary Gail Black – Born in 1898, place unknown. She was the first woman reporter of what is now the San Luis Obispo Tribune. In…

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Jul 30
2020
Jul 30
2020

Events

07-30-2012 Platform for the Democrats for the upcoming election includes marriage equality — a first.  

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People

07-29-1955   Bishop Yvette Flunder – Born in San Francisco, California. She is an American singer and senior pastor of the City of refuge United Church of Christ in Oakland,…

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Jul 29
2020
Jul 29
2020

Events

07-29-2011 Kiss Me (Kyss Mig ) – Swedish Film released in Sweden on this date. The film is about a young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an…

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People

07-28-1913 – 12-09-1944 Laird Cregar – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American stage and film actor. Cregar knew gay rights activist Harry Hay in the 1930s when the…

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Jul 28
2020
Jul 28
2020

Events

Sarah McBride, a transgender woman, is the first transgender person to address a major party convention. She spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, July 28th, 2016. McBride was…

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People

07-27-1940 Reverend Troy Perry – Born in Tallahassee, Florida. He is the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, a Christian denomination with a special affirming ministry with the lesbian, gay,…

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Jul 27
2020
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2020

People

07-26-1957 Del LaGrace Volcano – Born in California, city unknown. Born intersex with both male and female characteristics, Volcano was raised as a female from birth. At the age of 37,…

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People

07-25-1943 Cheryl Crane – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is the only child of Lana Turner, from her marriage to actor-restaurateur Stephen Crane, her second husband. In her autobiography,…

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Jul 25
2020
Jul 25
2020

Events

07-25-2011 New York weddings begin for same-sex couples. New York is the 6th state to have marriage equality and the most populous. 07-25-2014 Florida Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel overturned the…

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