Barbra Streisand sang “When The Sun Comes Out” on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Other performing guests on the program included the McGuire Sisters, Stiller & Meara, and Guy Marks.
George Michael became the first music artist to perform at the new Wembley Stadium in London when he played the first of two shows at the venue during his ’25 Live Tour’.
A Belgian music festival, which prides itself on its horse-meat sausages announced it was going meat-free on the day that vegetarian singer Morrissey appeard. The 10-day Lokerse Feesten, which boasts online about sales of sausage rolls and snails, will order stalls to sell vegetarian food only on 4 August, the day Morrissey is due to appear. In 2009, the singer left the stage at California’s Coachella festival saying he could “smell burning flesh”. The booking “meant a welcomed catering challenge for one day”, it added.
Elton John was targeted by anti-gay campaigners in Russia who demanded that he tone down his colorful wardrobe and wear “more respectable” clothing for his concert there next month.
https://www.grandforksherald.com/news/government-and-politics/7066499-North-Dakota-committee-OKs-ban-on-LGBT-conversion-therapyNorth Dakota committee OKs ban on LGBT conversion therapy | Grand Forks HeraldThe members of the Administrative Rules Committee voted 8-7 on Tuesday, June 8, to authorize the prohibition proposed by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners, which oversees licensing for social workers in the state.www.grandforksherald.com
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14368953Legal experts call for quick passage of LGBT equality law in Japan : The Asahi ShimbunMore than a thousand lawyers and legal experts issued an emergency declaration on June 8 urging thewww.asahi.com
https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/ghana-court-denies-bail-21-detained-lgbt-activists-2021-06-08/Ghana court denies bail for 21 detained LGBT activists | ReutersA Ghanaian court on Tuesday denied bail to 21 gay rights activists arrested nearly three weeks ago for what police described as an unlawful gathering, their lawyer said.www.reuters.com