1927- The film ‘Wings’ premiered
‘Wings’ Movie Poster-1927
The first feature film to feature a male on male kiss, Wings goes on to be the first film to win the Academy Award for best picture.
2011- The First Openly Lesbian Rabbi Ordained in the Jewish Conservative Movement
Rabbi Rachel Issacs
Rachel Issacs, an out lesbian woman becomes the first openly gay rabbi of either sex to be ordained by the conservative movement’s Jewish Theological Seminary. Issacs began her studies at the Reform movement’s Hebrew Union college- Jewish Theological Seminary. Issacs bgan her studies at the Reform movement’s Hebrew Union college- Jewish Institute of Religion and then transferred once the conservative movement changed their stance on ordaining LGBTQ clergy.