DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

01-12-1896 – 07-11-1973 Nobuko Yoshiya – Born in Niigata Niigata Prefecture, Japan. She was a Japanese novelist, and was one of modern Japan’s most commercially successful and prolific writers, specializing…

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Jan 12
2020
Jan 12
2020

Events

01-12-2015 A judge ruled South Dakota’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Karen E. Schreier wrote that the plaintiffs in the case “have a fundamental right to marry.”…

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People

01-11-1899 – 06-03-1991 Eva Le Gallienne – Born in London, England, to an English poet of French descent, Richard Le Gallienne, and a Danish journalist, Julie Norregard. She became a…

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Jan 11
2020
Jan 10
2020

People

01-10-1939 – 02-12-1976 Sal Mineo – Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York. He was an American film and theatre actor, best known for his performance as John…

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People

01-09-1941 Joan Baez – Born in Staten Island, New York City, New York. She is an American folk singer, songwriter, musician, and prominent human rights, LGBT, and peace activist. She…

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Jan 9
2020
Jan 9
2020

Events

Australia becomes the 26th country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.

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People

01-08-1865 – 11-26-1943 Winnaretta Singer, Princesse Edmond de Polignac – Born in Yonkers, New York. She was the twentieth of 24 children and an heir to the Singer sewing machine…

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Jan 8
2020
Jan 7
2020

People

01-07-1950 – 08-28-2016 Juan Gabriel (born Alberto Aguilera Valadez) – Born in Parácuaro, Mexico. He was a Mexican singer, songwriter, recording artist, and performer. He was called “The Liberace of…

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People

01-06-1798 – 05-20-1849 Marie Dorval – Born in France (place unknown). She was a popular French actress. In her thirties she was involved romantically with George Sand (real name Amantine…

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Jan 6
2020
Jan 6
2020

Events

01-06-2015 Some 37 years after Miami-Dade County saw one of the most notorious and vitriolic anti-gay legislative campaigns in U.S. history, the county has become the first place in Florida…

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