This month in LGBTQAI history: Question 2 bans same-sex marriage in Nevada; Happy Birthday, Herculine Barbin and Billie Jean King



Nov. 5, 2002                                                              

Question 2 passed by 67 percent to 33 percent, adding an amendment to the Nevada Constitution barring same-sex marriage

Nov 8 

Intersex Day of Remembrance celebrated, marking the birthday of Herculine Barbin whose memoirs were published by Michel Foucault

Nov 14, 1943

Conductor Leonard Bernstein makes his debut with the New York Philharmonic

Nov. 15, 2014

Leslie Feinberg, butch lesbian, activist and author of “Stone Butch Blues,” dies

Nov. 20 

Transgender Day of Remembrance held to honor trans lives lost to violence

Nov. 21, 2015

The Langston Hughes Project premiered in Europe as part of the London Jazz Festival

Nov. 22, 1943

Tennis legend Billie Jean King is born.

Nov. 24, 1967 

Craig Rodwell opened the first gay and lesbian bookstore, the Oscar Wilde Memorial Book Shop in New York City on Christopher Street.