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LGBTQ2 for September 23

Before the 1900s to The Suffragettes

The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code

1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex

September 23, 1956

Nick Adams hangs out with Elvis Presley

On this trip he used the name Clint Reno, just like the character from his last movie, Love Me Tender.

In the evening Elvis was seen at the Memphis Fairgrounds with Nick Adams.

The Civil Rights 60s: When the Boomers were under 30

1965, India – Indian prince Manavendra Singh Gohil (born September 23, 1965), believed to be the only openly gay royal in the world, was born. His family disowned him when he first came out in the media in 2006. He has since been welcomed back. The Prince is the founder of an HIV/AIDS prevention charity. He runs a charity, The Lakshya Trust, which works with the LGBT community.

Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights


On the USA – CBS Television series Medical Center, a medical researcher announces, “I am a homosexual.” Although his “condition” is portrayed as unfortunate, the program is acclaimed as the first sympathetic treatment of a gay man in an American TV drama.

Ani Difranco (born September 23, 1970) is born. She becomes an articulate, intelligent, out bisexual punk folksinger with her own record label, Righteous Babe Records, in an industry dominated by multinational corporations. She’s proud that she not only writes and publishes her own songs, but also produces her own recordings, creates the artwork, and releases them.

Blogger Nina Notes, DiFranco first promoted as a lesbian folksinger, who then married a man and come out bisexual, at the same time as Michelle Shocked who is now anti-LGBT, and both lost the majority of lesbian followers


 Elton John edged up to 7 on the USA shong charts with “Honky Cat”


David Bowie released ‘Heroes’ as a single. Co-written by Bowie and Brian Eno, the track features King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp and has gone on to become one of Bowie’s signature songs.


Olivia Newton-John scored her 18th career hit with at USA song chart #3 “Hopelessly Devoted To You” and 19th at six with “Summer Nights” from John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

THE LP charts saw the soundtrack to Grease returned to #1 on the Album chart after a one-week occupancy by Boston’s Don’t Look Back.    That gave one of the last great musicals its eighth week at the top.  

The Genderfuck Apathetics vs Yuppies : Aids the new STD on the list


Barbra Streisand released her great album Guilty on Columbia Records with Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees


First Folsom Street Fair takes place, organized by the San Francisco BDSM and Leather Fetish community.

90s: Listserves and Email distribution replaces telephone trees for activism

1998: The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Abel v. United States of America rules that the government’s proffered reasons for passing “don’t ask,don’t tell” pass rational basis review, reversing the District Court.

Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time” was at #3.


The first Lilith Fair concert outside North America took place at London’s Royal Albert Hall.


Bi Visibility Day, aka Bisexual Day, was founded to celebrate the bisexual community.

Post 9/11 – From “gay and lesbian” to “lesbigay” to “Lgbt/Lgbtq/Lgbtq2”

2004: California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signs “SB 1234,” a bill that defines the legal term “hate crime” (which includes LGBT-motivated violence) for all state and local agencies, encourages the creation of local law enforcement hate-crime protocols and increased hate crime awareness training for law enforcement officers.


right wing not valuing anything but the self is ending the planet Singh: Left wing values have invaded Canada’s legal system and diminished our charter rights | National PostWhy Canada should abolish Section

christian free speech does not include erasing, oppressing and genociding other demographics they do not like

existing is not a hate crime against others decade after ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,” LGBTQ veterans say they still feel the effectsWashington

lack of representation vs reported stereotypes and bigotry‘At the whim of misinformation’: New report calls out Southern media coverage of LGBTQ issuesA GLAAD report found dozens of news outlets in the South, home to 35% of the U.S. LGBTQ population, published few or zero stories on LGBTQ million Latinx LGBTQ adults live in the USMore than one-third are living in low-income

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Today in LGBT History   by Ronni Sanlo

September 23 in LGBTQ History | THE LAVENDER EFFECT®

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