“The Wizard of Oz” premiered in New York. Judy Garland became famous for the movie’s song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
“Judy’s Turn To Cry” by Lesley Gore is six on the song charts – a sequel song to “it’s my party” the song is a tale of heterosexual cheating by a lesbian who would have preferred Judy to Johnny. Gore would come out lesbian post active career in the 1990s.
August 17, 1969
On the final day of the three-day Woodstock festival in Bethel, New York, there were performances by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, the Who, Jimi Hendrix, Ten Years After, John Sebastian, Sha Na Na, Joe Cocker, Country Joe and the Fish, the Band, Ten Years After, Johnny Winter and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
Hendrix avoided the draft by claiming to be homosexual.
ABBA remained at 7 with “Waterloo” on the usa song charts
on the LP charts, Elton John’s Caribou fell to 3,
The first night of his Breaking Hearts Tour, Elton John announced that he was retiring from touring.
the USA LP charts: Tears For Fears was #2 position with Songs From the Big Chair. but on the song charts Tears for Fears remained at #1 for a third week with “Shout”.
Three members of the Russian feminist punk rock protest group Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years imprisonment after they had staged a performance on the soleas of Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior in a protest directed at the Orthodox Church leader’s support for President Putin during his election campaign.
Christians need to get over not being the only people on the planet
because they are willing to destroy it as if their god will be pleased humans ruined said creation…
what a small god to create the universe and then fixate on one planet, one species genitals.
https://religionandpolitics.org/2021/08/17/new-research-suggests-christians-see-lgbt-progress-as-threatening/New Research Suggests Christians See LGBT Progress as Threatening | Religion & PoliticsDo Christians suffer in a changing America?
religion is mental illness and not a cure
delusional thinking and zero evidence
and not allowed to be questioned
there is a lot of overlap with transgender identity concepts too
https://inews.co.uk/news/long-reads/conversion-therapy-lgbt-prayer-christian-boris-johnson-1142685‘I survived “prayer” LGBT conversion therapy. This is why I want it outlawed’‘My parents didn’t have a clue what was going on. The adults who had a position of authority did this without my parents’ consent, without even really explaining to me what they would do’inews.co.uk
as a lesbian I am more concerned about the trans fixation going on inside
because men do not get to self identify into the lesbian demographic
and lesbians are being excluded from LGBT
https://www.thenational.scot/news/19518498.scotlands-lgbt-community-frightened-current-anti-trans-obsession/Scotland’s LGBT community is frightened by the current anti-trans obsession | The NationalI NEVER picked a “side” – I was born this way. Common decency would argue that a group of people put into the continuous, never-ending,…www.thenational.scot
politics and religion
https://dallasvoice.com/log-cabin-biden-has-abandoned-lgbt-afghanis/Log Cabin: Biden has abandoned LGBT Afghanis – Dallas VoiceThe national office of the Log Cabin Republicans issued a statement today (Monday, Aug. 16) criticizing the Biden administration’s “abandonment of LGBT Afghans during the withdrawal” from Afghanistan as the country fell into the hands of the Taliban. Log Cabin Republicans Managing Director Charles Moran said in a written statement: “What’s happening in Afghanistan is […]dallasvoice.com
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/aug/17/picture-book-russia-lgbt-gay-propaganda-law-lawrence-schimelThe picture book fighting back against Russia’s LGBT+ propaganda law | Books | The GuardianA story for children about families with same-sex parents has been published in Russia as part of a campaign to have the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law repealedwww.theguardian.com