2020: the Queer Quantum State

1985
Liberace grossed more than $2,000,000 for his engagement at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. He broke his own record of $1.6 million.

but even after Alan Turing, and other individuals and so many groups and so many nations were persons stopped being illegal and genocide was not deemed what civilized do. but we remain unresolved colonials and the impact of multinational corporations in an ever faster less personalized political systems geopolitically… eh.

how many LGBTQ2 have to save the world and humanity from itself and be entertaining… and fabulous at the same time.

https://www.humandignitytrust.org/lgbt-the-law/map-of-criminalisation/Map of Countries that Criminalise LGBT People | Human Dignity TrustLGBT people are criminalised in more than 70 jurisdictions worldwide. Find out where with our map.www.humandignitytrust.org

http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/s/sex-and-sexuality-19th-century/Sex & Sexuality in the 19th Century – Victoria and Albert MuseumMale anxieties in relation to both physical and mental health in the Victorian era often seem to have concentrated on the supposedly baleful effects of masturbation, which was alleged to cause a wide range of physical and mental disorders, and on venereal diseases, especially syphilis.Show Morewww.vam.ac.ukShareEmoji

https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/intelligence-report/2011/10-anti-gay-myths-debunked10 Anti-Gay Myths Debunked | Southern Poverty Law CenterBattling the ‘homosexual agenda,’ the hard-line religious right has made a series of incendiary claims. But they’re just not true.www.splcenter.org

https://nypost.com/2019/10/12/15-surprising-countries-where-its-illegal-to-be-gay/15 (surprising) countries where it’s illegal to be gayMany nations in the world have modernized their views on same-sex unions, but there are still 72 countries in which homosexuality is illegal.nypost.com

lesbians are that invisible. not recognized to be made illegal specifically

https://www.aclu.org/other/examples-sodomy-laws-used-discriminate-against-lesbian-and-gay-peopleExamples of Sodomy Laws Used to Discriminate Against Lesbian and Gay People | American Civil Liberties UnionSodomy Laws: Clear and Present DangerExamples of Sodomy Laws Used to Discriminate Against Lesbians and Gay MenTo many people, sodomy laws – state statutes that criminalize private, consensual, non-commercial intimacy – seem like antiquated legal codes that still exist technically, but are not actually enforced. In fact, these laws are frequently used to discriminate againstwww.aclu.org

ignorance of the law is not a legal defense. so willful general stupidity should not be either. Nina Tryggvason aka Nina From Canada, eh.

https://www.hrw.org/report/2018/02/19/all-we-want-equality/religious-exemptions-and-discrimination-against-lgbt-peopleReligious Exemptions and Discrimination against LGBT People in the United States | HRWSummary All anybody is trying to do is live their lives and be given the service, be treated with respect as anyone else is treated. All we want is equality. –Petra E., Biloxi, MS, October 4, 2017www.hrw.org

no specific laws against bisexuals either. the debate continues despite clear numbers of people who are bisexual existing.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/all-about-sex/201603/the-continuing-controversy-over-bisexualityThe Continuing Controversy Over Bisexuality | Psychology TodayDespite the claims of biphobics, research shows that it’s not a lie or a phase.www.psychologytoday.com

transgender exists in a constant state of being denied and being made illegal at the same time.

https://www.hrc.org/resources/international-laws-protecting-transgender-workersInternational Laws Protecting Transgender Workers | Human Rights CampaignWhile some countries provide legal protections for transgender people, businesses can and should extend protections for transgender employees to their global operations. As in the U.S., international transgender issues are rapidly evolving.www.hrc.org

and then…

en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Discrimination_against_asexu…

Having emerged more recently as an identity, asexual people often have less legal protection than gay, lesbian, and bisexual people, although in New York, the Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act categorises asexuals as a protected class. Asexuals have also been known to have been subjected to corrective rape.‎Classification · ‎General · ‎Social discrimination · ‎Institutionalised …
Prejudice Against “Group X” (Asexuals) | Psychology Todaywww.psychologytoday.com › blog › without-prejudice

Sep 1, 2012 – Homosexuals, for instance, are widely discriminated against. Homosexual behaviour is still illegal in many countries today, with sentences …
Asexuality and the Law – Questions about Asexuality – Asexual …www.asexuality.org › … › Questions about Asexuality

Feb 28, 2017 – 12 posts – ‎6 authors… an argument to be made that family and tax law systematically favour married couples such that asexuals are discriminated against because …

Creating space within law for nonbinary genders – Phys.orgphys.org › Other Sciences › Social Sciences

Jan 30, 2019 – ?'” Clarke said. “The project of including nonbinary people may result in legal and social changes that benefit everyone. Even if people disagree …
Can the Law Accommodate Recognizing Nonbinary …www.theregreview.org › 2018/12/24 › ramirez-law-acc…

Dec 24, 2018 – Instead of viewing gender as binary—and thus stripping nonbinary, transgender, and intersex individuals of their human rights and dignity— …

Androgyny’s Challenge to the “Law of the Father”: “Don Juan …www.jstor.org › stableby C DOKOU – ‎1997 – ‎Cited by 8 – ‎Related articlesAndrogyny’s Challenge to the “Law of the Father”: Don Juan as Epic in Reverse. CHRISTINA DOKOU. Everyone’s Lacan, “Other,” the and story lack it is begins …

Happy Greta Garbo Death Day

Greta Garbo wanted to be left alone by others, her infamous quote misunderstood owing to grammar and her accent. “I want to be let alone.” rather than “I vant to be alone”

1990

Actress Greta Garbo died of pneumonia and renal failure at the age of 84. 

(Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille, Queen Christina, Anna Karenina, Mata Hari, The Kiss, Flesh and the Devil, The Painted Veil, As You Desire Me, Two-Faced Woman, Conquest, Inspiration, Anna Christie)

90s vs 20s Pandemics

“Where Was This When My Friends Were Dying?”: HIV Crisis Survivors Reflect on Coronavirus

We asked four people who lived through the worst of the HIV crisis to talk about what they’re feeling as they watch this new pandemic unfold.

BY SARAH PRAGER

March 18, 2020

https://www.them.us/story/hiv-crisis-survivors-reflect-on-coronavirus#intcid=recommendations_default-similar2_9f75d28c-07d9-4872-84d9-4c9be258c5f0_similar2-3_entityTopicSimilarity“Where Was This When My Friends Were Dying?”: HIV Crisis Survivors Reflect on Coronavirus | them.We asked four people who lived through the worst of the HIV crisis to talk about what they’re feeling as they watch this new pandemic unfold.www.them.us

Blogger Nina notes:

Africa was hardest hit by AIDS, they lost a whole generation of adults. leaving most elderly and children

it was never a “gay disease” – but because gay men earned full salaries they could afford the health care so the virus was identified.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/10/africa/african-leaders-healthcare-coronavirus-intl/index.htmlAfrica’s leaders forced to confront healthcare systems they neglected for years – CNNAfrica’s ailing presidents and powerful elites have been known to jet out to seek treatment abroad, instead of investing in healthcare in their own countries but critics say the pandemic is a ‘wake up call’ for them.www.cnn.com

“We’re Not All Experiencing This Crisis in the Same Way”: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Racial Disparities of a Pandemic

BY BROOKE BOBB

April 8, 2020

https://www.them.us/story/lori-lightfoot-coronavirus#intcid=recommendations_default-similar2_9f75d28c-07d9-4872-84d9-4c9be258c5f0_similar2-3_entityTopicSimilarity“We’re Not All Experiencing This Crisis in the Same Way”: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Racial Disparities of a Pandemic | them.The black communities of America are left behind in terms of coronavirus data reporting, but here’s how one city is fighting for transparency.www.them.us

Dr. Fauci Praises the “Courage and Dignity” of the Gay Community Next to Mike Pence

He drew comparisons between the race disparities of coronavirus and the AIDS epidemic in a White House press briefing.

BY MICHELLE KIM

https://www.them.us/story/fauci-mike-pence-coronavirus-aids-gay-community

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meanwhile

The Christian Right Is Very Angry That Pornhub is Offering Free Premium Content

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2020/04/10/the-christian-right-is-very-angry-that-pornhub-is-offering-free-premium-content/The Christian Right Is Very Angry That Pornhub is Offering Free Premium Content | Hemant Mehta | Friendly Atheist | PatheosUnlike pastors, the site doesn’t want your money.friendlyatheist.patheos.com

nina tryggvason3 hours ago

they live in fear that somewhere someone is having fun.

and are unconcerned about poverty or quality of life

they need to get a life of their own, not treat it like a dress rehearsal or something they can take away from others. pursuit of happiness was what america was founded on after all

and the reality

Canadians won’t be able to return to life as they knew it before the novel coronavirus pandemic until a vaccine is available, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday.

“Normality as it was before will not come back full-on until we get a vaccine for this… That will be a very long way off,” the prime minister said during his daily news conference on Canada’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

“We will have to remain vigilant for at least a year,” he added in French.

https://globalnews.ca/news/6799110/coronavirus-covid-19-vaccine-return-to-normality-trudeau/No return to ‘normality’ until coronavirus vaccine is available, Trudeau says | Globalnews.ca“We will have to remain vigilant for at least a year,” the prime minister said on Thursday during his news conference on Canada’s response to COVID-19.globalnews.ca

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