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January 01 1801, 1879, 1886, 1892, 1895, 1901, 1927, 1931, 1933, 1944, 1947, 1953,1959, 1962, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1976,2004, 2007, 2008,2009,2010E.M. Forster b., J. Edgar Hoover b., Maurice Béjart b., James C. Hormel b., Joe Orton b., Andrew Holleran b, Peter Lankhorst b, Joey Stephano b., Dan Kloeffler b,English Criminal Law Amendment Act, Ellis Island opened, ONE magazine, Castro seizes Cuba, Black Cat Bar, Ireland joins UK, Commonwealth of Australia, Illinois decriminalises sodomy, San Francisco, Tasmania Relationships act, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, New Hampshire, Norway, Cyprus,
January 02 1806, 1900, 1905, 1909, 1928,1949, 1961,1966, 1992,Billy Haines b., Michael Tippett b., Barry Goldwater b, Ray Kassar b, Christopher Durang b., Todd Haynes b, James M. Cantor b,Ohio, Idaho,
January 03 1752, 1757, 1900, 1904, 1942,1945, 1964, Johannes von Muller b, Lord Denbeigh, Dorothy Arzner b., Boris Kochno b., John Marsden b, David Starkey b, Bruce LaBruce b.,
January 04 1877, 1919, 1921,1946, 1960, 1964, 1970, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1984, 1993,1997,Marsden Hartley b., Lee Roberts b, Michael Stipe b., Dot Jones b, Chris Kanyon b, Kaj Hasselriis b, Jerry Hayes, Saskatchewan Human Rights Act, "After Stonewall" published,New York City, Massachussets, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin,
January 05 1907, 1930, 1931, 1943, 1945, 1965, 1974, 1977, 1978,Rod Riffler b, Kay Lahusen b., Alvin Ailey Jr. b., George Washington Carver b, Ignace Van Swieten b., Ian Young b, Robert Beachy b, Yitz Jordan b, The Brunswick Four, Lesbian Organization of Toronto, Police charge Pink Triangle,
January 06 1367, 1412, 1854, 1931, 1934,1942, 1968, 1976, 1977, 1993,Richard II, Joan of Arc b. , Sherlock Holmes b., Juan Goytisolo b., John Wieners b., Nancy Ruth b, Gábor Szetey b., Danny Pintauro b., "Directions" published,
January 07 1130, 1829, 1880, 1876, 1899, 1917, 1919, 1921, 1946, 1957, 1969, 1973, 1977, 1990Baldric of Dol d., William Maxwell, Bert Savoy b., Francis Poulenc b., Alfred Freedman b, Robert Duncan b., Chester Kallman b., Jann Wenner b, David Yost b, Paul Ferreira b, John Gidding b, Michael Sam b, CBC disavows "gay", ACLU paper on sodomy, New Mexico,
January 08 1864, 1865, 1910, 1911, 1926, 1927, 1940 - 1941, 1941, 1942, 1947, 1973, 1975, 1997, 2011Prince Albert Victor b, Winnaretta Singer b, Dick Cromwell b., Gypsy Rose Lee b., Kerwin Mathews b., Daniel Farson b, Graham Chapman b., George Passmore b., David Bowie b., Charlie Condou b, Jack Andraka b, Oliver Sipple, Daniel Hernandez Jr., Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords, The February House,
January 09 259,1900, 1908, 1941, 1964Polyeuctus & Nearchus d, Richard Halliburton b., Simone de Beauvoir b., Joan Baez b., Ronald Dominique b,
January 10 1404, 1924, 1927, 1930, 1938, 1939, 1952, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1982, 2011,Gilles de Rais b., Johnnie Ray b., Lynn Conway b, Sal Mineo b., Dennis Cooper b., Craig Russell b., Peter Staley b, Dire Straits banned by Canadians,Washington State, Washington DC, New Jersey
January 11 1755, 1868, 1999, 1928, 1950. 1962, 1966, 1972, 1973,1974, 1976, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2012,Alexander Hamilton b., Bojidar Karageorgevitch b, Charles Filiger d., Eva Le Gallienne b., Rick Bébout b, Chris Bryant b., Marc Acito b., Chad Donovan b, Robert Joseph Greene b, Dylan Rice b., Ralph Becker, Bertrand Delanoe, Kevin Keller m.,Coahuila approves gay unions, Gay Montreal Association formed,Salt Lake City, Britain lifts gay miltary ban,
January 12 1706, 1751, 1856, 1862, 1908, 1910, 1923, 1941, 1954, 1965, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1985, 1986, 2009, 2012,Jakob Lenz b., John Singer Sargent b., Edith Emma Cooper b., St, Aelred of Rievaulx, Jose Limon b., Patsy Kelly b., Ernie Reaugh b,Long John Baldry b., Felipe Rose b., Zhou Dan b, Carl Robert Katter b. Will Sheridan b, Keiron Richardson b, The Village People, As The World Turns, Gay TV Sex, Gay Tide vs Vancouver Sun, Canadian Marriages not legal?,Pennsylvania,
January 13 915, 1834, 1931, 1934, 1940, 1949, 1950, 1960, 1965, 1978, 2009,Al-Hakeem II b, Horatio Alger b., Charles Nelson Reilly b., Ralph Sylvester b, Rip Taylor b., Edmund White b., Dee Mosbacher b, Clive Betts b., Matthew Bourne b., Jason Stuart b., Nate Silver b, Eddy Curry,
January 14 1850, 1904, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1940, I967, 1978, 2001,Pierre Loti, Julien Viaud b., Cecil Beaton b., Cris Alexander b, Gerald Arpino b., Yukio Mishima b., Tom Tryon b., Julian Bond b, Human Be-in, Anita Bryant Toronto Protest, first Canadian double gay marriage,San Francisco, Toronto,
January 15 1622, 1879, 1892, 1893, 1923, 1929, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1975, 2008, Moliere b., Mazo de la Roche b., Ernest Thesiger b., Ivor Novello b., Herman Lynn Womack b, Martin Luther King Jr. b., Lance Loud, Kathy Kozachenko, Denise Simmons, New York DMV, "After Dark", Ohio, Virginia, The Vatican, Supreme Court of California,
January 16 1887, 1921, 1933, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1967, 1968, 2008,George Kelly b., Francesco Scavullo b., Susan Sontag b., Carlos T. Mock b, Jill Sobule b, Denis O'Hare b, Andrea James b, David Catania b, One Inc. Vs Oleson,Morocco, Cameroon,
January 17 1837, 1886, 1914, 1927, 1928, 1956, 1962, 1966, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1995, 1996, 2009,Oscar Browning b., Ronald Firbank b., Kurt Freund b, Tom Dooley b., Eartha Kitt b, Jean Barraqué b., Allen Ginsberg, Denis O'Hare b., Stephin Merritt b., Tom Dolby b, David Denson b, Mary Frances Berry,Arkansas, Tennessee,
January 18 1726, 1867, 1904, 1913, 1938, 1949, 1955, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1989,2009, 2010,Prince Henry of Prussia b, Ruben Dario b,Cary Grant b., Danny Kaye b., Mike Michaud b, Frankie Knuckles b, James Stoll b., Seamus O'Regan b, Juan Manuel Astorga b., Maulik Pancholy b, Rev. Gene Robinson, Coalition for Gay Rights Ontario, Obama inaugural prayer, California, Kansas, Dubai,
January 19 1851, 1887, 1897, 1900. 1921, 1941, 1943, 1954, 1959, 1980,Patricia Highsmith b., Pat Patterson b., Stan Persky, Janis Joplin b., Marshall McKusick b, Matthew Stadler b, Luke Macfarlane b., Johns Committee,Utah, Ohio, Missouri,
January 20 275, 1872, 1944, 1953, 1974,1979, 1980, 1982, 2012, St. Sebastian b., Julia Morgan b., Pat Parker b., Bayard Rustin, Nina Arsenault b, Michael Stabile b, Will Young b., Yusaf Mack b, Jack Ackroyd,3 muslims in England guilty of hate crimes,
January 21 1885, 1895, 1905, 1926, 1932, 1938, 1947, 1952, 1966, 1968, 2009,Duncan Grant b., Cristóbal Balenciaga b., Christian Dior b., Vita Sackville-West, Lytton Strachey d., John Savident b., Joseph Nicolosi b, Diane Whipple b., Time Magazine, Swedish Parliament, ABC TV, Montana,
January 22 1561, 1788, 1893, 1908, 1922, 1942, 1944, 1966, 1969,1991, 2003, 2009,Sir Francis Bacon b., Lord Byron b., Conrad Veidt b., Sinclair Ross b., Howard Moss b., Jaime Humberto Hermosillo b., Elaine Noble b., Delwin Vriend b, Gary Frisch b, John Weir, Sarah Pettit d.,Act Up, Out Magazine, Iranian Sex Study,Iran,
January 23 1851, 1893, 1898, 1906, 1934, 1943, 1954, 1974, 1989, 1990, 1998, 1981, 2003, 2009,Paul Adolphe Näcke b, Franklin Pangborn b., Sergei Eisentstein b., Randolph Scott b., Lester Horton b.,Pierre Bougault b, Gary Burton b, Alfredo Ormando d., Kyle Rae b,Quebec Gay Groups, Equality Maryland, Maryland,
January 24 76, 1712, 1746, 1932, 1944, 1951, 1961, 1965, 1975, 1983,Hadrian b., Antinous, Frederick II b., Gustav III b., Henri Nouwen b, Klaus Nomi b, Michael Cohen b, Matthew Titone b, Frankie Grande b, Hotl Baltimore premieres, International Lesbian Conference,Montreal,
January 25 1874, 1892, 1952, 1962, 1963, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2005, W. Somerset Maugham b., Virginia Woolf b., Peter Tatchell b., Aaron Fricke b., Don Mancini b, Stephen Chbosky b, South African Constitution,
January 26 1788, 1908, 1931, 1941, 1946, 1944, 1950, 1958, 1963, 1988, 2009,Stéphane Grappelli b., Alfred Lynch b., Keith Norton b, Christopher Hampton b., Angela Davis b., Jörg Haider b, Ellen Degeneres b., Scott Amedure b, Hillary Clinton,Australia's First Fleet,
January 27 1945, 1872, 1888, 1949, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1976, 1985, Billings Learned Hand b, Ethan Mordden b., Narciso Rodriguez b., Alan Cumming b., Taylor Siluwé b, Erik Peter Hägström b, Eric Radford b,Auschwitz relieved, The Holocaust, Pink Triangle, National Geographic Society,
January 28 1833, 1873, 1901, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1948, 1977,Charles George "Chinese" Gordon b., Gabrielle Sidonie Colette b., Richard Barthé b., Guido Bachmann b., Joel Crothers b, Brian McNaught b, Joel Gibb b.,
January 29 1954, 1960, 1975, 1982, 1990,Greg Louganis b., Sara Gilbert b., Adam Lambert b., Alex Morse b, Avi & Binyamin Rose, Mexico, Israel,
January 30 1827, 1855, 1859, 1889, 1925, 1931, 1948, 1951, 1961, 1978, 2003, 2006,Howard Overing Sturgis b., Edward Martyn b., Joseph Fielding Smith b, Jack Spicer b., Steward McKinney b, Mahatma Gandhi d., Belgium legalizes same-sex marriage, Illinois, California, New Mexico, Louisiana,
January 31 1729, 1797, 1902, 1913, 1942, 1945, 1948, 1950, 1952,1962,Franz Schubert b., Tallulah Bankhead b., Derek Jarman b., Toby Marotta b., Paul Jabara b, Fred Karger b, Brad Gooch b, Patrick Gale b., Portia de Rossi b, Prussia, Oregon,
February 011816, 1901, 1902, 1916, 1935, 1938, 1955, 1960, 1983, 1988, 2007, 2012,Langston Hughes b., Clark Gable b, Christian Haren b,Sherman Hemsley b, Ronnie Kroell b, Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir,Africane flogging, Greensboro sit-in, Kids in the Hall, One Million MomsCalifornia,
February 02 1859, 1916, 1923, 1926, 1935, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1946, 1959, 1970, 1972, 1979, 2003, 2009, Havelock Ellis b., Xuan Dieu b, Liz Smith b., Ron Storme b, Jane Wagner b., Jonathan Ned Katz b., Tom Disch b., Gary van Ooteghem b, J.E. Freeman b, Michel Marc Bouchard b., Casey Spooner b, David Paisley b., Leslie Hagen, Justice Department,
February 031859,1867, 1874, 1926, 1927, 1936, 1938, 1942,1950, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1964,1969, 1971, 1978, 1981 Francis Douglas b.,Gertrude Stein b., Glen Tetley b., Kenneth Anger b., James Bridges b., Victor Buono b, Randy Wicker b, Emile Griffith b, Ron Woodroof b, Nathan Lane b., Marlon Riggs b., Ferzan Ozpetek b., Paul Babeu b, Hong Seok-cheon b, Daniel Allen Cox b, Jose Antonio Vargas b,Anglican Church of Canada,Kansas, West Virginia, New Mexico,
February 041869, 1893, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1922, 1938, 1948, 1957, 1960, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1981, 2010Edwin Denby b., Jared French b., George Davis b, Jack Tripp b., Martin Greif b., Roedy Green b, Evan Wolfson b., Jonathan Larson b, Joel Burns b, Lee Pearson b, Jon Hinson, Hans Andersen sex scandal, Sauna Aquarius raid, Lambda Rising, South Carolina, Albania,
February 051848, 1914, 1951, 1957, 1960, 1965, 1981, 1987, 1993, 2009,J.K. Huysmans b., William S. Burroughs b., Russell Grant b., Nayland Blake b., Carol Philipps b, Darren Criss b,Operation Soap, Ryan Cran released,Iowa, Texas,
February 061665, 1864, 1899, 1915, 1917,1930, 1981, 1986, 1989, Queen Anne Stuart b., John Henry Mackay b, Ramón Novarro b., Donald Friend b., Arthur Gold b,Lionel Blue b., Josh Seefried b,Toronto Protests, Acquit Body Politic ad,
February 071706, 1874, 1877, 1944, 1940, 1960, 1962,1965, 1966, 1968, 1975, 1980, 1984, 2012, Olive Custance b, Witi Ihimaera b., Gary Bond b., Steve Bronski, Eddie Izzard b, Nance O'Neil d., Mark Tewksbury b.,John Damien fired, Prop 8 declared unconstitutional, Pennsylvania, Dakota Territory, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Michigan,
February 081630, 1791, 1826, 1828, 1892, 1926, 1931, 1933, 1949, 1951, 1956, 1983, Pierre-Daniel Huet b., Jules Verne b, Ralph Nicholas Chubb b., Neal Cassady b., James Dean b., Jack Larson b., Rosaria Crocetta b., Danny McWilliams b, Jim Verraros b., New Hampshire, Delaware, Georgia,
February 091874, 1923, 1938, 1941, 1944, 1949, 1955, 1960, 1965,1980, 1991,Amy Lowell b., Brendan Behan b., Jovette Marchessault b., Sheila Kuehl b., Alice Walker b., Judith Light b., Jim J. Bullock b., Holly Johnson b., Stephin Merritt b, Christian Vincent b, James Cleveland d.,
February 101893, 1897, 1913, 1944, 1950, 1959, 1976, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984 , 1995, 2009,Bill Tilden b., Judith Anderson b., Charles Henri Ford b., Peter Allen b., John Berry b, Brent Everett b.,Doonesbury gay character, Moral Majority, Regan appoints Sam Hart, San Francisco Giants, Yulee High lawsuit,Pennsylvania,
February 111962, 1967, 1974, 1977, 1981, Tammy Baldwin b., Justin Ryan b, Colin McAllister, Ari Gold b., George Hislop,First Canadian gay marriage, District of Columbia,
February 121809, 1847, 1900, 1923, 1936, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1976, 1999,2004, 2009, 2010, 2014, Abraham Lincoln b., Philip zu Eulenberg-Hertefeld b., Robert Boothby, Franco Zefferelli b., Paul Shenar b., George Smitherman b, Jacqueline Woodson b., Shyam Selvadurai b, Sal Mineo d.,1st San Francisco gay wedding, Freedom To Marry Day, Body Politic, Michael Sam comes out,New York City Hall, Hawaii, Vancouver Pride House,
February 13518 B.C., 1891, 1899, 1918, 1922, 1961, 1969, 1987, 2009, Pindar, Grant Wood b, Monroe Wheeler b., Oliver Smith b., James Fugaté b., Henry Rollins b, Joe Phillips b, Steven Dehler b, Queer Kissin', Make Out Stake OutCornell University, University of Colorado,
February 142000 BC - 1200 BC, 1040 BC, 940 BC, 1270, 1902,1962, 1979, 1984, 1991, 1993, 2007, 2009, 2010,Ganymede, Hyacinth, Patroclus, Achilles, Jonathan, David, Asher, Caleh, St. Valentine, Jan Gay b, Kevin Aucoin b., Elton John m.(f),Pink Triangle Day Canada, Pink Triangle Press, Lesbian Avenger statue, Mexican same-sex marriage march, Peru Kisses Against Homophobia,San Francisco, Nigeria, Lima,
February 151748, 1829, 1858, 1907, 1952, 1953, 1967, 1968, 1973, 2009,Jeremy Bentham b., Susan B. Anthony b., Cesar Romero b., Bill T. Jones b., Edwin Cameron b., Richard Blanco b, Picket on San Diego Hyatt,District of Columbia,
February 161854, 1898, 1923,1926, 1938, 1947, 1957, 1970, 1978, 1981,2007,Horatio Forbes Brown b., Katharine Cornell b., John Schlesinger b., John Corigliano b., Jean-Pierre Perrault b., Max Wolf Valerio b, Kevin Allison b, John Tartaglia b., Brent Hawkes hunger strike, Italian same-sex rights poll,Wisconsin,
February 171653, 1854, 1923, 1926, 1934, 1944, 1965,1972,1977, 1994, 2010,Arcangelo Corelli b., Friedrich Alfred Krupp b., Lee Holby b, Alan Bates b., Barry Humphries b., Robert Dessaix b., Peter Toscano b., Billy Joe Armstrong b,Johnny Weir,Gay demonstration in Halifax, Utah,
February 181854,1907, 1931, 1932, 1937,1934, 1947, 1954, 1957, 1969, 1974, Billy De Wolfe b., Ned Sherrin b., Charles Higham b, Duane Michals b., Audre Lorde b., David Ehrenstein b, John Travolta b, Christopher Sieber b, GATE pickets Ontario Human Rights, Alabama,Vermont,Arkansas,
February 191821,1902, 1917, 1921, 1926,1947, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1994, 1961, 1964, 2007,2009,2010F.O. Matthiessen b., Carson McCullers b., George Roes b, Dudley Cave b., Jackie Curtis b., Pim Foruyn b., Lari Pittman b., Stephen Kolzak b., Justin Fashanu b., Andrew Martin b,First New Jersey civil ceremony, Football Vs Homophobia,Maine, California,North Dakota,
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