Before the 1900s to The Suffragettes
The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code
1939 – The day after the UK declares war on Germany, Alan Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954), father of computer science, registers for the UK military. He would make a major breakthrough in deciphering the German Enigma code that would help the Allies win WWII. His story is caught in the film The Imitation Game
1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex
The Wolfenden report is published in England. The committee recommends “that homosexual behavior between consenting adults in private should no longer be a criminal offense”. The committee also recommended that the age of consent for sexual acts between men be set at 21, in contrast to 16 for heterosexual and lesbian sex.
In the segregated U.S. state of Arkansas, Governor Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to stop nine black students from entering previously all-white Central High School in Little Rock. The students were later allowed to enter after the intervention of President Dwight Eisenhower.
The Civil Rights 60s: When the Boomers were under 30
Sonny & Cher’s former #1 “I Got You Babe” was #6 on the USA pop charts
Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights
On the USA LP charts the Soundtrack to “Jesus Christ Superstar” was #9
Start of the three-day “Fourth Annual Gay Conference for Canada and Quebec,” held in Toronto, including a rally and march.
ABBA had the #1 song in the U.K.–“Dancing Queen”.
The Genderfuck Apathetics vs Yuppies : Aids the new STD on the list
90s: Listserves and Email distribution replaces telephone trees for activism
1990: Voters in Florida’s Broward County defeat a gay rights ordinance 59% to 41%.
Paula Abdul hosted an AIDS awareness television special called In a New Light ’93.
Post 9/11 – From “gay and lesbian” to “lesbigay” to “Lgbt/Lgbtq/Lgbtq2”
2002: In Hungary, the Constitutional Court repeals §199 of the penal code, equalizing the age of consent for both heterosexual and homosexual activity at 14.
September 4, 2012 –
The Democratic Party becomes the first major US political party in history to publicly support same-sex marriage on a national platform at the Democratic National Convention.
September 4, 2016…Queen guitarist/astrophysicist Brian May announced that an asteroid orbiting Mars and Jupiter had been named for Freddie Mercury on what would have been the late singer’s 70th birthday.
https://www.indy100.com/celebrities/drake-lesbian-lyric-album-backlash-b1914203Drake criticised for declaring himself a ‘lesbian’ in song on new album | indy100Drake has dropped his sixth studio album Certified Lover Boy on Friday (September 3), but there is one particular lyric from a track that some people are having problems with.www.indy100.com
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/benhenry/lil-nas-x-montero-album-pregnancy-photoshootLil Nas X Shuts Down Criticism After “Montero” Pregnancy Photoshoot“Let me get offline, all of this negative energy is not good for the baby.”www.buzzfeednews.com
Indeed, men of all sexualities need to stop co-0pting women’s biology and fetishing women’s sexuality and gender, which is biological, regardless of personal expression or culture roles
and heterosexual women really need to think about how men behave to women
https://nypost.com/2021/09/03/tiktok-trend-claims-to-help-women-realize-theyre-lesbians/TikTok trend claims to help women realize they’re lesbiansTikTok users are doing their best to help women determine if they’re really attracted to men or if actually they’ve just succumbed to “compulsory heterosexuality” and are, in fact, lesbian.nypost.com
https://www.washingtonblade.com/2021/09/03/remembering-deaf-lesbian-pioneer-barbara-kannapell/?cf_chl_jschl_tk=pmd_uzWEGwBK50yJanJqYX4a2h.82sE_zNowfpG_x13HEks-1630777547-0-gqNtZGzNAmWjcnBszQblRemembering deaf lesbian pioneer Barbara Kannapell‘A fierce leader decades ahead of her time’www.washingtonblade.com
https://www.businessinsider.com/gay-man-raped-and-beaten-by-taliban-tricked-into-meeting-2021-9Afghanistan Gay Man Raped and Beaten by Taliban, Lured on Social MediaAfghan activists told Insider that even during the previous governments, gay men would be lured to their deaths through social media.www.businessinsider.com
indeed, they are different and it is okay to be bisexual and okay to be gay and okay to be lesbian
and define in clear terms
https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/09/03/wikipedia-bisexuality-pansexuality-backlash/Wikipedia faces huge backlash after saying pansexuality and bisexuality are the same thingWikipedia has been accused of “spreading misinformation” after incorrectly claiming that pansexuality and bisexuality are the same thing.www.pinknews.co.uk
LGBTQ Rights Milestones Fast Facts | CNN
Today in LGBT History by Ronni Sanlo