July 7 for LGBTQ2

July 7,1965

Sonny And Cher perform their new single “I Got You Babe” on US TV’s Rock and Roll show, Shindig.

1979

Sister Sledge at #7 with We Are Family

1984

“Relax” by Frankie Goes To Hollywood becomes the biggest selling single of all time in Great Britain, replacing Paul McCartney’s “Mull Of Kintyre” for that honor.

1989

It was announced that for the first time compact discs were out selling vinyl albums. The dominance of CDs virtually wiped out the 45 RPM single format, as nothing ended up replacing them. The 3 1/2 inch CD single would die out after record companies refused to offer them at a reasonable price.

2003

Lisa Marie Presley’s album “To Whom It May Concern” was certified Gold.

2007

Live Earth took place. The 24-hour, 7-continent series of concerts featured more than 100 music artists.  The concerts were organised by former US Vice-President Al Gore, as part of his campaign to “heal the planet”. Rock stars from around the world performed to hundreds of thousands of fans to highlight climate change. Concerts were held in Washington, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg, London, Hamburg, Tokyo, Shanghai and Sydney. Madonna brought London’s Live Earth concert to a close, playing a song she had written for the event. Other major acts who appeared included; Snow Patrol, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Genesis, The Beastie Boys, James Blunt, The Foo Fighters, Duran Duran, UB40, Snoop Dogg, Enrique Iglesias, Crowded House & Joss Stone. with The Police closing the days events in New Jersey.

2011

George Michael expressed his delight after learning that English tabloid News of the World was shutting down. As a constant target of the paper, Michael declared that the announcement is “a fantastic day for Britain.”

2021

https://www.country94.ca/2021/07/06/music-collective-giving-queer-voices-an-outlet/Music Collective Giving Queer N.B. Voices An Outlet | Country 94A New Brunswick music collective is providing a platform to release music by Queer artists. Moondrip Collectiv…www.country94.ca

https://techraptor.net/gaming/opinions/queer-representation-video-gamesWhy Queer Representation in Video Games MattersQueer representation in video games can help people discover who they are and help connect them with who others are.

https://www.thestar.com/news/world/europe/2021/07/06/anti-lgbt-georgian-protestors-burn-eu-flag-in-capital.htmlAnti-LGBT Georgian protestors burn EU flag in capital | The StarMOSCOW (AP) — Opponents of LGBT rights clashed with police in the Georgian capital and burned a European Union flag that was hanging in front of the p…www.thestar.com

https://toronto.citynews.ca/2021/07/07/chinese-social-media-giant-wechat-shuts-lgbt-accounts/Chinese social media giant WeChat shuts LGBT accounts – CityNews Torontotoronto.citynews.ca

we are an endangered demographic being erased

the lesbian separatists were right

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/jul/07/cubbyhole-lesbian-bar-america-new-york-west-villageThe fight to save one of America’s last lesbian bars: ‘We’re like an endangered species’ | Life and style | The GuardianThere are only 21 lesbian bars remaining in the US – a vertiginous drop from 200 in the 1980s. The much-loved Cubbyhole is one of themwww.theguardian.com

get divorced first

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/7/7/22565626/dear-abby-woman-is-realizing-shes-a-lesbian-but-still-loves-her-husbandDear Abby: Woman is realizing she’s a lesbian but still loves her husband – Chicago Sun-TimesShe long has identified as bisexual but now is repulsed by their lovemaking.chicago.suntimes.com

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