Wednesday, 30 November 2011

30th November

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LGBT People Born 30th November:


1869 – Konstantin Somov – Russian Artist – Died 6th May 1939


1904 – Robert Odeman – German Pianist / Actor / Composer – Died 14th January 1985


1914 – Charles Hawtrey – UK Actor – Died 27th October 1988


1938 – Richard Lipez – US Author


1943 – Jerry Hunt – US Composer – Died 27th November 1993


1965 – David Laws – UK Politician


1978 – Clay Aiken – US Singer



And Those Who Died:


1900 – Oscar Wilde – UK Playwright – Born 16th October 1854


1944 – Eoin O’Duffy – Irish General – Born 20th October 1892


1977 – Terrence Rattigan – UK Playwright / Screenwriter – Born 10th June 1911


1979 – Laura Gilpin – US Photographer – Born 22nd April 1891


1992 – Jorge Donn – Argentine Ballet – Born 25th February 1947


1997 – Kathy Acker – US Author / Poet / Playwright – Born 18th April 1947


1998 – Simon Nkoli – South African Activist – 26th November 1957


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Tuesday, 29 November 2011

29th November

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LGBT People Born 29th November:


1764 – Percy Jocelyn – Irish Bishop – Died 3rd September 1843


1915 – Billy Strayhorn – US Composer – Died 31st May 1967


1960 – Philippe Elan – French Singer


1962 – Martha Beck – US Sociologist / Therapist / Author


1965 – Guillaume Dustan – French Author / Journalist – Died 3rd October 2005


1979 – Simon Amstell – UK Comedian / Presenter



And Those Who Died:


1986 – Cary Grant – UK/US Actor – Born 18th January 1904



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – Pattaya Gay Festival, Thailand [ran until 2nd December 2007]


2007 - Civil Unions become legal in Uruguay making it the first Latin American nation to do so


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Monday, 28 November 2011

28th November

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LGBT People Born 28th November:


1632 – Jean-Baptiste Lully – French Composer – Died 22nd March 1687


1887 – Ernst Rohm – German Soldier – Died 2nd July 1934


1914 – Owen Dodson – US Poet / Author / Playwright – Died 21st June 1983


1928 – Anthony Edward Dyson – UK Literary Critic / Lecturer / Activist – Died 30th July 2002


1941 – Joke Swiebel – Dutch Politician


1944 – Rita Mae Brown – US Author / Activist


1947 – Herbert Muschamp – US Architectural Critic – Died 2nd October 2007


1953 – Gordon Marsden – UK Politician


1960 – John Galliano – UK Fashion Designer


1963 – Thierry Paulin – French Serial Killer – Died 16th April 1989


1965 – Erwin Mortier – Belgian Author


1969 – Colman Domingo – US Actor


1978 – Siri Hall Arnoy – Norwegian Politician


1979 – Jonny Staub – Canadian Presenter



And Those Who Died:


1994 – Jeffrey Dahmer – US Serial Killer – Born 21st May 1960


2003 – Terry Lester – US Actor – Born 13th April 1950


2004 - Leroy F Aarons – US Journalist / Editor / Author / Playwright / Activist – Born 8th December 1933


2007 – Tony Holland – US Screenwriter / Actor – Born 18th January 1940



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – Verzaubert Queer Film Festival, Berlin, Germany [ran until 5th December 2007]


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Sunday, 27 November 2011

27th November

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LGBT People Born 27th November:


1877 – Katharine Anthony – US Author – Died 20th November 1965


1883 – Edmund John – UK Poet – Died 28th February 1917


1943 – Nicole Brossard – Canadian Poet / Author


1946 – Terry Baum – US Playwright


1963 – John Aravosis – US Author / Activist


1963 – Marc Ramsbottom – UK Politician


1964 – Adam Shankman – US Actor / Director / Choreographer / Director


1972 – Jason Kingsley - South African Porn


???? – Matt Windsor – UK Porn



And Those Who Died:


1925 – Magnus Enckell – Finnish Painter – Born 9th November 1870


1978 – Harvey Milk – US Politician – Born 22nd May 1930


1993 – Jerry Hunt – US Composer – Died 30th November 1943


1995 – Simon Bailey – UK Priest / Author – Born 16th June 1955


1997 – Daniel Farson – UK Author / Journalist / Presenter – Born 8th January 1927


1998 – Douglas LePan – Canadian Diplomat / Poet / Author / Professor – Born 25th May 1914


2006 – Alan Freeman – Australian / UK Presenter – Born 6th July 1927


2007 – Jane Rule – Canadian Author – Born 28th March 1931


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Saturday, 26 November 2011

26th November

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LGBT People Born 26th November:


1905 – Emlyn Williams – UK Actor / Playwright – Died 25th September 1987


1915 – Earl Wild – US Pianist – Died 23rd January 2010


1924 – Alma Routsong [Isabel Miller] – US Author – Died 4th October 1996


1926 – Richard Hall – US Author – Died 29th October 1992


1939 – Wayland Flowers – US Puppeteer – Died 11th October 1988


1957 – Felix Gonzales-Torres – Cuban Artist – Died 9th January 1996


1957 – Simon Nkoli – South African Activist – 30th November 1998


1966 – Sue Wicks – US Basketball


1969/77 – Sean Storm – US Porn / Director


1970 – John Amaechi – UK Basketball


1974 – Tammy Lynn Michaels – US Actress


1976 – Jack Ryan – US Porn


1979 – Jason Sechrest – US Porn / Screenwriter



And Those Who Died:


1943 – Winnaretta Singer – US Heiress – Born 8th January 1865


1987 – Peter Hujar – US Photographer – Born 11th October 1934


1994 – Joey Stefano – US Porn – Born 1st January 1968


2006 – Mario Cesariny de Vasconcelos – Portuguese Poet – Born 9th August 1923


2009 – Pia Beck – Dutch Pianist – Born 18th September 1925


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Friday, 25 November 2011

25th November

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LGBT People Born 25th November:


1896 – Virgil Thomson – US Composer – Died 30th September 1989


1913 – Robert Friend – US Poet / Translator – Died 12th January 1998


1942 – Rosa von Praunheim – Latvian Director / Activist


1948 – Lars Eighner – US Author


1949 – Randy Turner – US Singer – Died 18th August 2005


1955 – Bruno Toniolli – Italian / UK Dancer / Choreographer / Presenter


1956 – David B Feinberg – US Author / Activist – Died 2nd November 1994


1960 – Tonie Walsh – Irish Activist / Journalist / Presenter


1962 – Lance – US Porn – Died 26th May 1991


1968 – Craig Seymour – US Author / Photographer / Professor / Stripper / Journalist


1986 – Jason Rae – US Politician



And Those Who Died:


1970 – Yukio Mishima – Japanese Author – Born 14th January 1925


1973 – Laurence Harvey – Lithuania / UK / South African Actor – Born 1st October 1928


1983 – Sir Anton Dolin – UK Ballet – Born 27th July 1904


2001 – Alan Bray – UK Historian / Activist – Born 13th October 1948


2005 – Pierre Seel – French Author – Born 16th August 1923



Events in LGBT History:

1975 – Campaign for Homosexual Equality rally in Trafalgar Square, London, UK

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Thursday, 24 November 2011

24th November

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LGBT People Born 24th November:


1886 – Margaret Caroline Anderson – US Editor – Died 18th October 1973


1915 – Denise Restout – French Musician / Teacher / Author / Editor – Died 9th March 2004


1940 – Arthur Tress – US Photographer


1944 – Candy Darling – US Actress – Died 21st March 1974


1957 – Alfons Haider – Austrian Actor / Singer / Comedian / Presenter


1964 – Maxim Thorne – US Politician / Activist



And Those Who Died:


1991 – Freddie Mercury – UK Singer – Born 5th September 1946


2004 – Joseph Hansen – US Author – Born 19th July 1923



Events in LGBT History:


2008 - A lower court in Florida, USA declares the state's ban on adoption by same-sex couples is unconstitutional


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Wednesday, 23 November 2011

23rd November

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LGBT People Born 23rd November:


1939 – bill bissett – Canadian Poet


1948 – Bruce Vilanch – US Scriptwriter / Comedian / Actor



And Those Who Died:


1998 – Gene Moore – US Window Dresser – Born 1910


2002 – Boudewijn Buch – Dutch Author / Presenter – Born 14th December 1948



Events in LGBT History:


1973 – First Gay Academic Union conference (two day conference)


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Tuesday, 22 November 2011

22nd November

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LGBT People Born 22nd November:


1869 – Andre Gide – French Author – Died 19th February 1951


1913 – Benjamin Britten – UK Composer – Died 4th December 1976


1915 – James Gleeson – Australian Artist / Poet / Author / Critic – Died 20th October 2008


1941 – Nicholas Dante – US Dancer / Author – Died 21st May 1991


1943 – Peter Adair – US Director / Artist – Died 27th June 1996


1943 – Billy Jean King – US Tennis


1950 – Art Sullivan – Belgian Singer


1958 – Horse McDonald – UK Singer / Musician


1960 – Christopher Ciccone – US Artist / Screenwriter / Director


1961 – Stephen Hough – UK / Australian Pianist / Composer / Author


1961 – Pedro Marin – Spanish Singer / Actor / Presenter


1964 – Stephen Geoffreys – US Actor / Porn


1976 – Rickard Engfors – Swedish Drag Queen / Model / Entertainer


1976/8 – Yves Steinhauer – Canadian / Luxembourg / Dutch Singer


1977 – Lucian Dunareanu – Romanian Activist / Editor


1982 – Alasdair Duncan – Australian Author / Journalist



And Those Who Died:


1902 – Friedrich Alfred Krupp – German Businessman – Born 17th February 1854


1918 – Rose Cleveland – US First Lady – Born 13th June 1846


1943 – Lorenz Hart – US Lyricist – Born 2nd May 1895



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – Verzaubert Queer Film Festival, Cologne, Germany [ran until 28th November 2007]


2007 – Verzaubert Queer Film Festival, Frankfurt, Germany [ran until 28th November 2007]


2007 – Festival MixBrasil de Cinema e Video da Diversidade Sexual Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [ran until 2nd December 2007]


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Monday, 21 November 2011

21st November

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LGBT People Born 21st November:


1844 – Francis Leon – US Female Impersonator – Died ????


1886 – Harold Nicolson – UK Author / Diplomat / Politician – Died 1st May 1968


1929 – Laurier LaPierre – Canadian Politician / Presenter / Author / Journalist


1931 – Malcolm Williamson – Australian Composer – Died 2nd March 2003


1938 – Robert Drivas – US Actor / Director – Died 29th June 1986


1947 – Nickolas Grace – UK Actor


1952 – Corny Littmann – German Football Club President


1956 – Cherry Jones – US Actress


1962 – Christine Vachon – US Producer


1963 – Moises Kaufman – Venezuelan Author / Playwright / Producer


1985 – Alex – Reality TV [Playing It Straight UK]



And Those Who Died:


1999 – Quentin Crisp – UK Author / Actor – Born 25th December 1908


2005 – Vanessa Facen – US ?? – Born ??



Events in LGBT History:


2007 - Michigan state governor issues executive order banning discrimination based on gender identity or expression in the public sector


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Sunday, 20 November 2011

20th November

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LGBT People Born 20th November:


1893 – Grace Darmond – Canadian / US Actress – Died 8th October 1963


1924 – Genevieve Pastre – French Author


1935 – Esquerita (Eskew Reeder Jr) – US Singer / Songwriter / Musician – Died 23rd October 1986


1941 – Oliver Sipple – US Soldier – Died 2nd February 1989


1942 – Meredith Monk – US Composer / Musician / Director / Singer / Choreographer


1956 – Benno Thoma – Dutch Photographer


1979 – William “Willie” Hernandez – US Reality TV [Real World: Philadelphia] / Actor


1981 – Eric de la Cruz – Filipino Actor


???? – Paul Johnson – US Army / Porn


???? – Gage Weston – US Marines / Porn



And Those Who Died:


1965 – Katharine Anthony – US Author – Died 27th November 1877


1993 – Emile Ardolino – US Director / Producer – Born 9th May 1943


1995 – Steven Powsner – US Activist – Born ????


1999 – Sadao Hasegawa – Japanese Artist – Born 1945?


2005 – Rani – Indian Murder Victim – Born ??


2006 – Dirk Dirksen – US Music Promoter – Born 25th August 1937



Events in LGBT History:


1999 – First Transgender Day of Remembrance held in the USA


2007 – International German Bear Pride Week, Cologne, Germany [ran until 26th November 2007]


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Saturday, 19 November 2011

19th November

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LGBT People Born 19th November:


1889 – Clifton Webb – US Actor / Dancer / Singer – Died 13th October 1966


1896 – Anton Walbrook – Austrian Actor – Died 9th August 1967


1904 – Nathan Leopold – US Murderer – Died 29th August 1971


1908/12 – Gisele Freund – French Photographer – Died 31st March 2000


1919 – Morris Kight – US Activist – Died 19th January 2003


1953 – Tom Villard – US Actor – Died 14th November 1994


1959 – Timothy Conigrave – Australian Actor / Playwright / Activist – Died 18th October 1994


1962 – Jodie Foster – US Actress / Director


1963 – Klaus Bondam – Danish Actor / Politician



And Those Who Died:


1958 – Hans Heinrich von Twardowski – German / US Actor – Born 5th May 1898


1974 – Louise Fitzhugh – US Author / Illustrator – Born 5th October 1928


2004 – Penny Port – UK Murder Victim – Born ????


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Friday, 18 November 2011

18th November

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LGBT People Born 18th November:


1872 – Sir Edward Marsh – UK Translator – Died 13th January 1953


1877 – Arthur Cecil Pigou – UK Economist – Died 7th March 1959


1906 – Klaus Mann – German Author – Died 21st May 1949


1944 – Jackie Goldberg – US Politician / Teacher


1944 – Wolfgang Joop – German Fashion Designer


1985 – Kemal Shahin – Turkish / UK Reality TV [Big Brother]


1985 – Christian Siriano – US Reality TV [Project: Runway] / Fashion Designer



And Those Who Died:


1909 – Renee Vivien – UK Poet – Born 11th June 1877


1922 – Marcel Proust – French Author / Critic – Born 10th July 1871


1928 – Mauritz Stiller – Finnish Director / Screenwriter – Born 17th July 1883


1966 – Mike Connolly – US Reporter / Columnist – Born 1914


1986 – Gia Carangi – US Model – Born 29th January 1960


1996 – William John Christopher Vassall – UK RAF / Spy – Born 20th September 1924


1999 – Paul Bowles – US Author / Composer / Translator / Photographer – Born 30th December 1910


1999 – Horst P Horst – German / US Photographer – Born 14th August 1906


1999 – Ralph Pomeroy – US Poet – Born 1926


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Thursday, 17 November 2011

17th November

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LGBT People Born 17th November:


1851 – Lord Arthur Somerset – UK Aristocrat / Major – Died 26th May 1926


1925 – Rock Hudson – US Actor – Died 2nd October 1985


1960 – Daniel O’Donnell – US Politician


1960 – RuPaul – US Drag Queen / Singer / Actor / Model


1961 – Jose Villarrubia – Spanish Comic Book Artist


1969 – Rebecca Walker – US Author


1983 – Brad Star – US Navy / Porn


1985 – Shay Jordan – Filipino / US Porn



And Those Who Died:


1992 – Audre Lorde – US Author / Poet / Activist – Born 18th February 1934


1996 – Kurt von Ruffin – German Actor / Singer – Born 3rd September 1901


2001 – Aaron Webster – Canadian Hate Crime Victim – Born ?? June 1959


2009 – John Craxton – UK Painter – Born 3rd October 1918 / 1922



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – March of Equality and Tolerance, Paznan, Poland


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Wednesday, 16 November 2011

16th November

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LGBT People Born 16th November:


1936 – Morton Beiser – Canadian Professor / Psychiatrist


1951 – Paula Vogel – US Playwright


1952 – Glenn Burke – US Baseball – Died 30th May 1995


1958 – Anne Holt – Norwegian Author / Politician / Lawyer


1964 – Waheed Alli – UK Businessman / Politician


1966 – Gerard Duphiney – US Reality TV [Amazing Race 3]


1970 – Jamie Babbit – US Director / Producer / Screenwriter


1974/6 – Zsolt Kopazs – Hungarian Porn


1983 – Gus Carr – US Actor / Dancer / Singer / Songwriter


1983 – Ukea Davis – US Hate Crime Victim – Died 12th August 2002



And Those Who Died:


2000 – Russ Conway – UK Pianist – Died 2nd September 1925



Events in LGBT History:


2009 – David Atlanta, Southern Voice & Washington Blade all cease publication (USA)


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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

15th November

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LGBT People Born 15th November:


1873 – Sara Josephine Baker – US Author – Died 22nd February 1945


1919 – Paul Moore – US Marine / Bishop – Died 1st May 2003


1923 – Fred Richmond – US Navy / Politician / Pianist


1960 – Dawn Airey – UK Television Executive [Five]


1962 – Judy Gold – US Comedian / Actress / Author / Producer


1962 – Jeroen Willems – Dutch Actor / Singer / Director


1966 – Evan Adams – Canadian Actor / Playwright / Doctor


1967 – Francois Ozon – French Director / Screenwriter


1974 – Todd Klinck – Canadian Author / Director / Producer


1982 – Stephanie Thomas – US Hate Crime Victim – Died 12th August 2002



And Those Who Died:


1942 – Annemarie Schwarzenbach – Swiss Author / Journalist – Born 23rd May 1908


1978 – Margaret Mead – US Anthropologist – Born 16th December 1901


1991 – Robert McCall – Canadian Figure Skater – Born 14th September 1958


1991 – Jacques Morali – French Music Producer – Born 4th July 1947


2002 – Mary Meigs – US Painter / Author – Born 27th April 1917


2005 – Hanne Haller – German Singer / Composer / Author / Producer / Sound Engineer – Died 14th January 1950


2005 – Donathyn J Rodgers – US Murder Victim – Born ????


2010 – Fred Goldhaber – US Teacher – Born 23rd April 1947


2010 – Griffith Vaughan Williams – UK Activist – Born 9th November 1940



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – 20th image+nation Montreal LGBT Film Festival, Quebec, Canada [ran until 25th November 2007]


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Monday, 14 November 2011

14th November

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LGBT People Born 14th November:


1874 – Adolf Brand – German Author / Anarchist / Activist – Died 2nd February 1945


1880 – Eugene O’Brien – US Actor – Died 29th April 1966


1900 – Aaron Copland – US Composer / Pianist – Died 2nd December 1990


1906 – Albrecht Becker – German Actor / Photographer / Production Designer – Died 22nd April 2002


1906 – Louise Brooks – US Dancer / Model / Actress – Died 8th August 1985


1930 – Pierre Berge – French Businessman


1932 – Jack Smith – US Actor / Playwright / Director / Photographer – Died 25th September 1989


1939 – Wendy Carlos – US Composer / Musician / Photographer


1960 – Tom Judson [Gus Mattox] – US Actor / Porn / Composer


1962 – Stefano Gabbana – Italian Fashion Designer


1966 – Petra Rossner – German Cyclist


1968 – Svetlana Surganova – Russian Musician / Singer / Poet


1978 – Daniel Marvin – Argentine / Brazilian Porn


1981 – Russell Tovey – UK Actor


???? – Bo Summers – US Porn [or 20th October 1964]



And Those Who Died:


1938 – William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp – UK Politician – Born 20th February 1872


1991 – Adrian Lee Kellard – US Artist – Born 28th January 1959


1991 – Tony Richardson – UK Director / Producer – Born 5th June 1928


1994 – Humphrey Berkeley – UK Politician – Born 21st February 1926


1994 – Tom Villard – US Actor – Died 19th November 1953


1999 – Peter Wildeblood – UK / Canadian Journalist / Author / Playwright / Activist – Born 19th May 1923


2008 – Lateisha Green – US Hate Crime Victim – Born 4th July 1985/6



Events in LGBT History:


2001 – 21 of those arrested on “The Queen Boat” in Cairo, Egypt, convicted of “habitual practice of debauchery,” 1 for “contempt of religion,” & 1 for both. A 53rd man (a teenager) tried in juvenile court and sentenced to 3 years prison and 3 years probation


2006 – “Ministry to persons with a homosexual inclination” document issued by the Roman Catholic Church


2007 – Verzaubert Queer Film Festival, Munich, Germany [ran until 21st November 2007]


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Sunday, 13 November 2011

13th November

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LGBT People Born 13th November:


1913 – Nico (Niek) Engelschman – Dutch Actor / Activist – Died 27th October 1988


1914 – John La Touche – US Musician / Author – Died 7th August 1956


1941 – Dack Rambo – US Actor – Died 21st March 1994


1955 – Anna Livia Julian Brawn – Irish Author – Died 5th August 2007


1959 – Rosie Jones – US Golf


1964 – Sam Carson – US Porn


1967 – Claus Larsen – Danish Musician


1980 – Roman Prada – Slovakian Porn



And Those Who Died:


1916 – Saki [Hector Hugh Munro] – UK Author – Born 18th December 1870


2003 – Manoly Lascaris – Egyptian / Australian Lover of Patrick White – Born 5th August 1912


2004 – John Balance – UK Musician – Born 16th February 1962


2006 – John Paul Kelso – US Businessman / Murder Victim – Born ????



Events in LGBT History:


2007 – Festival MixBrasil de Cinema e Video da Diversidade Sexual Sao Paulo, Brazil [ran until 25th November 2007]


2009 – Buenos Aires judge allows first same-sex marriage in Argentina and Latin America


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