Jackie Shane‘s re-released live album is short-listed for a Polaris Award.
June 26: The Supreme Court of the U.S. announces its decision regarding Pavan v. Smith — striking down an Arkansas law that prevented both members of a same-sex couple from having parental rights over their children.
June 4: The Supreme Court of the U.S. announces its decision regarding Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission — deciding that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission had violated the First Amendment by not acting in a way that was neutral to religious beliefs.
October: “Any Other Way”, a compilation of Jackie Shane‘s singles is released.
October 26: Matthew Shepard‘s remains are interred at the Washington National Cathedral.
“Any Other Way” is nominated for a Grammy — making Jackie Shane a Grammy nominated singer 50 years after she retired from music.
January 9: Althea Garrison is sworn in to Boston City Council — taking the seat vacated by Ayanna Pressley.
February 8: Jackie Shane‘s recent interview with Elaine Banks is aired on CBC Radio. It is her first publicly broadcast interview in decades.
February 21: Jackie Shane is found in her home, having passed away peacefully in her sleep.