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On This Gay Day: Composer Aaron Copland died in 1990

Aaron Copland captured the sound of America  American composer Aaron Copland died on this day in 1990, just a few weeks after his 90th birthday. Born in New York in 1900, his family were immigrants who had come to America from Lithuania via Scotland, along the way changing their name from Kaplan to Copland. The […]


On This Gay Day: In 2014 Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed he is gay

In 2014 Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed he is gay  On this day in 2014 Apple CEO Tim Cook informed the public what he was “proud to be gay” via an essay published in Bloomberg Businessweek “Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and […]

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