July 1, 1966
Janis Joplin moved into the house owned by Big Brother & the Holding Company in Lagunitas in the San Geronimo Valley in California.
Elton John moved “Rocket Man” from 14-8 on the song sharts, while the LP Honky Chateau moved from 37-7 after just three weeks on the Album chart. This was the first sign that he was becoming a megastar.
The Walkman, the world’s first portable cassette player, was introduced by Sony.
“Express Yourself” from Madonna moved from 13-6,
Kylie Minogue was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Spinning Around’, the singers fifth No.1 was co-written by Paula Abdul, (it was originally intended for Abdul’s “comeback” album). ‘Spinning Around’ gave Minogue the honor of being one of three artists (the others being Madonna and U2) to have a No.1 in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.
https://www.scotsman.com/news/people/classical-passions-robert-rinder-hopes-classical-music-series-will-shed-new-light-on-lgbt-composers-3292460Robert Rinder hopes classical music series will shed new light on LGBT composersTV judge Robert Rinder said he hopes his new series about LGBT classical music figures will offer a more complete picture of their lives.www.scotsman.com
https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20210628-aint-no-way-one-of-our-most-misunderstood-love-songsAin’t No Way: One of our most misunderstood love songs? – BBC CultureA ballad sung by Aretha Franklin – written by her sister Carolyn – might have been ‘hiding in plain sight’, writes Innocent Ilo.www.bbc.com
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/06/29/black-lqbtq-pride/In the shadow of Pride Month, queer people of color step outIt’s a tradition that dates back decades — to when many White drag queens wouldn’t let Black performers into their shows.www.washingtonpost.com
there was no Jesus to be bisexual or gay…
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/06/29/western-schools-teach-children-that-jesus-was-bisexual-russian-foreign-minister-says-a74365Western Schools Teach Children That Jesus Was Bisexual, Russian Foreign Minister Says – The Moscow TimesRussian observers speculated that Lavrov’s critique of the West was aimed at drumming domestic support ahead of key parliamentary elections.www.themoscowtimes.com
she is bisexual if she enjoys sex with either, that that she went along with a male fansty of two, which is odd to me given the number of sex studies over decades that men do not satisfy one woman.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/tv/15441610/love-island-sharon-gaffka-reveals-shes-bisexual/Love Island fans go wild as Sharon reveals she’s bisexual with threesome confessionLOVE Island’s Sharon Gaffka sent fans wild online after she revealed she’s bisexual on last night’s show. The 25-year-old shared her sexuality while taking part in the Horny Devil…www.thesun.co.uk
meanwhile, the self loathing continues… hetcomps
https://www.straight.com/living/savage-love-uncle-nauseated-by-other-kind-of-gay-weddingSavage Love: Uncle nauseated by the other kind of gay wedding | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment WeeklyPlus, bi siblings come out, straight guy experiments with trans sex workers, and a closeted pec lover.www.straight.com
The date of Canada’s first major gay-rights protest was chosen to mark the second anniversary of the implementation of Bill C-150, which made amendments to the Criminal Code that decriminalized consensual homosexual acts between adults aged 21 and older. While old prejudices died hard, there were promising signs: a 1970 survey of London residents regarding criminal punishment found that more than half agreed with the new legislation when it came to homosexuality.
https://www.tvo.org/article/a-turning-point-in-our-history-remembering-canadas-first-major-gay-rights-protest‘A turning point in our history’: Remembering Canada’s first major gay-rights protest | TVO.orgFifty years ago, hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside Parliament Hill chanting “two, four, six, eight, gay is just as good as straight” — and demanding change from the federal government.www.tvo.org
it shows how insecure heterosexual are to be so bothered some are not.
https://etcanada.com/news/797291/alyson-stoner-reveals-she-underwent-gay-conversion-therapy-my-mind-doesnt-even-want-to-go-there/Alyson Stoner Reveals She Underwent Gay Conversion Therapy: ‘My Mind Doesn’t Even Want To Go There’ | ETCanada.comActress Alyson Stoner currently identifies as pansexual, and in her new book Mind Body Pride reveals the traumatic experience of undergoing gay conversion therapy as a teenager. Speaking about her book with Insider, the former Disney Channel star recalls feeling such confusion over her sexual identity after falling in love with a female that she agreed…etcanada.com
soon to be no lesbians spaces and instead, lesbians as caretakers else be demeaned as terfs
https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/30/business/lesbian-bars-united-states/index.htmlThere are roughly two dozen lesbian bars in the United States. The ones that are left are evolving to survive – CNNwww.cnn.com