DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

11-09-1947 Kate Clinton – Born in Buffalo, New York, She is an American comedian specializing in political commentary from a gay/lesbian point of view. She began her stand up career…

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Nov 9
2020
Nov 8
2020

People

11-08-1927 – 08-29-2009 Chris Connor – Born in Kansas City, Missouri as Mary Jean Loutsenhizer. She was an American jazz singer. At the age of 26, she became a best-selling…

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People

11-07-1921 – 12-22-2015   Lisa Ben (b. Edythe D. Eyde) – Born in San Francisco, Californian. She was an American author, editor, and songwriter. In 1945, she moved to Los…

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Nov 7
2020
Nov 7
2020

Events

11-07-2013 U.S. Senate voted to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). It would make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT individuals. The final vote was 64-32, with 10 Republicans joining…

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People

11-06-1946 Sally Field – Born in Pasadena, California. She is an American actress, singer, producer, director, and screenwriter. She is known for her film roles in Smokey and the Bandit…

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Nov 6
2020
Nov 6
2020

Events

11-06-2018 Over 400 LGBT candidates are on the ballot for the U.S. mid-term election. The Victory Fund, a non-profit organization, is a national organization dedicated to electing openly LGBT people…

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People

11-05-1955 Leslea Newman – Born in Brooklyn, New York. She is an American award-winning author and editor. Newman is Jewish, a feminist, and a lesbian. She has written and edited…

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Nov 5
2020
Nov 5
2020

Events

11-05-2014 St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison overturned Missouri’s constitutional ban on gay marriage. He said that the law violates the due process and equal protection rights of the U.S….

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People

11-04-1925 – 04-17-2016 Doris Roberts – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. She was an American actress. During her acting career she received five Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild…

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Nov 4
2020
Nov 4
2020

Events

11-04-2014 Federal District Court Judge Daniel Crabtree ruled Kansas’ gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. He did issue a stay until Nov. 11th so that Dr. Robert Moser, Secretary of Kansas’…

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