DAILY SPOTLIGHT

Events

June 12, 2016 – LGBT Nightclub Pulse attacked – 49 Dead, 53 Injured This was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history (at the time). It’s time to have sensible…

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Jun 12
2020
Jun 11
2020

People

06-11-1963 Diana Goetsch – Place of birth unknown, she grew up in Northport, Long Island, New York. She is an American poet and teacher. Her work has appeared in The New…

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Events

06-11-2019 Botswana‘s High Court ruled to decriminalized consensual same-sex relationships. It was a unanimous decision. The High Court said in its ruling that penalizing people for who they are is disrespectful…

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Jun 11
2020
Jun 10
2020

People

06-10-1922 – 06-22-1969 Judy Garland – Born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. She was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. Her career spanned more than forty years as an actress, recording…

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Events

06-10-1994 Go Fish – American lesbian-themed independent film shown in New York City. Directed and co-written by Rose Troche and Guinevere Turner. DVD released on July 24, 2001.

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Jun 10
2020
Jun 9
2020

People

06-09-1891 – 10-15-1964 Cole Porter – Born in Peru, Indiana. One of the greatest American composers and songwriters. He was the only child of a wealthy family. Although classically trained,…

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People

06-08-1961 – Mary Bonauto – Born in Newburgh, New York. She is an American lawyer and civil rights advocate who has worked to eradicate discrimination based on sexual orientation and…

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Jun 8
2020
Jun 8
2020

Events

On June 8th, 1901 the first same-sex marriage took place in Spain between Marcela Gracia Ibeas and Elisa Sanchez Loriga. While studying to be a teacher in the Normal School for…

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People

06-07-1979   Anne McClain – Born in Spokane, Washington. She is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army of Engineers and a NASA astronaut. She was the Flight Engineer for…

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Jun 7
2020
Jun 7
2020

Events

06-07-1989 Denmark – Same-sex registered partnership law enacted. It was the world’s first law that gave same-sex couples almost the same rights as married straight couples. 06-07-2012 Washington State begins…

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