Thursday, 1 December 2011

1st December

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LGBT People Born 1st December:


1955 – Olivier Rouyer – French Footballer


1957 – Jeff Gannon – US Journalist


1959 – Oscar Swartz – Swedish Author / Blogger / Businessman


1961 – Armin Meiwes – German cannibal


1964 – Paul Broussard – US Hate Crime Victim – Died 4th July 1991


1976 – Matthew Shepard – US Hate Crime Victim – Died 12th October 1998


1979 – August Provost III – US Navy / Murder Victim – Died 30th June 2009



And Those Who Died:


1947 – Aleister Crowley – UK Author / Mountaineer / Poet – Born 12th October 1875


1987 – James Baldwin – US Author / Playwright / Poet / Activist – Born 2nd August 1924


1989 – Alvin Ailey Jr – US Dancer / Choreographer – Born 5th January 1931


1989 – Billy Lyall – UK Musician – Born 26th March 1953


2009 – Ramses Shaffy – Dutch Singer / Actor – Born 29th August 1933



Events in LGBT History:


1988 – First World AIDS Day


2008 – Registered partnerships legal from this date in Victoria, Australia


2009 – Treaty of Lisbon & Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union amended to include sexual orientation protection


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