DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

08-01-1936 – 06-01-2008 Yves Saint-Laurent – Born in Oran, Algeria, he was an Algerian-born French fashion designer and is regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In…

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Aug 1
2019
Aug 1
2019

Events

08-01-2013 Same-sex marriages begins in Rhode Island. 08-01-2013 Same-sex marriages begins in Minnesota.

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People

07-31-1932 – 02-18-2007 Barbara Gittings – Born in Vienna, Austria. Her father was an American diplomat. She was a prominent American activist for gay equality. She organized the New York…

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2019
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2019

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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Events

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

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Jul 30
2019
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2019

People

07-29-1953 Tim Gunn – Born in Washington, D.C. He is an American fashion consultant, TV personality, actor, and voice-over actor. He was on the faculty of Parsons The New School…

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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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2019
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2019

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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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. McBride was the…

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Jul 28
2019
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2019

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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