DAILY SPOTLIGHT

People

08-27-1961 Tom Ford (born Thomas Carlyle Ford) – Born in Austin, Texas. He is an American fashion designer and film director. He gained international fame for his saving of Gucci…

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Aug 27
2019
Aug 27
2019

Events

08-27-2013 The Bernalillo County clerk’s office in Albuquerque, New Mexico begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, joining two other counties.                  …

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People

08-26-1904 – 01-04-1986 Christopher Isherwood – Born in Wyberslegh Hall, High Lane, Cheshire, England. He was an English novelist who embraced his attraction to men at an early age. While…

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Aug 26
2019
Aug 26
2019

Events

08-26-2013 New Mexico State District Judge Alan Malott rules that New Mexico’s constitution prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The judge declared same-sex marriage legal, ordering the clerk…

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People

08-25-1918 – 10-14-1990 Leonard Bernstein – Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated…

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Aug 25
2019
Aug 25
2019

Events

08-25-1939 The Wizard of Oz is released. A favorite of the gay community. Saying “I’m a friend of Dorothy’s” was a way to let others know you were gay in…

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People

08-16-1958 Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone) – Born in Bay City, Michigan. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She is the winner of two Grammy Awards, as…

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Aug 16
2019
Aug 16
2019

Events

08-16-2013 Reaching for the Moon (Portuguese: Flores Raras) – Brazilian film directed by Bruno Barreto. The film is based on the book Flores Raras e Banalissimas by Carmen Lucia de…

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