Queen appeared at the Young Farmers Club, Wadebridge, England.
July 24, 1976
Elton John, who had already achieved stardom in the United States, had his first hit in the UK with “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”, a duet with Kiki Dee. Like many of Elton’s singles from his early career, the song was never included on an original album. John would later re-record the song with RuPaul for his 1993 Duets album.
the duo of Elton John & Kiki Dee moved from 23 to 8 with “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” on the USA charts
July 24, 1977
Donna Summer was at number one on the UK singles chart with the Giorgio Moroder produced “I Feel Love.” The disco diva’s only UK chart topper.
Madonna released the single “Dress You Up”
Whitney Houston’s former #1 “I Wanna’ Dance With Somebody” was at 4.
“The One” by Elton John was the new #1 song on the Adult Contemporary chart, Elton’s 12th #1 for the genre.
A garden centre was sued over claims it killed a collection of the late singer Freddie Mercury’s prized koi fish. Mercury’s former partner, Mary Austin who inherited the Japanese koi collection claimed 84 fish died when the electricity powering a temporary pond was accidentally turned off. At the time of Mercury’s death he had amassed one of the best collections of the fish in the UK. One koi can be worth £250,000.
Whitney Houston’s grave in New Jersey was marked with a teardrop-shaped headstone that bears the inscription: “I will always love you”, from the Dolly Parton song she made famous.
it is a right vs left issue, most things are
and there needs to be more than hetero male right vs hetero male left considered on everything
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https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/uk-gay-bisexual-men-sexual-assault-survey/Nearly Half of Gay and Bisexual Men in UK Have Experienced Sexual Assault: SurveyA new survey from SurvivorsUK shows that 45% of gay and bisexual men in the UK have experienced sexual assault.www.globalcitizen.org
these are not comic book characters, but from a still active religion
https://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/a37102980/loki-bisexual-alien-sex-scenes/Loki writers planned to include bisexual and alien sex scenesLoki’s writers originally planned to include bisexual and alien sex scenes in season one of the Marvel Disney+ show.www.digitalspy.com
what does bisexual enough mean? if you are in a relationship with one person why does it matter all those you do not date?
lives are defined by what choices are made, not options not taken
https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/07/23/senate-gina-ortiz-jones-shawn-skelley/Lesbian and trans war vets confirmed by Senate for high-ranking defence postsThe Senate has confirmed two of president Joe Biden’s groundbreaking LGBT+ nominees to high-profile positions in the Defense Department by unanimous consent.www.pinknews.co.uk
it is not lesbian cinema when lesbians are not the writers, directors and also producer – and performers
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