BCE to The Suffragettes
1624 – in the Virginia Colony, Richard Cornish was hanged for sodomy for allegedly making advances on an indentured servant, William Couse. His conviction and execution, angrily contested by his brother and others, is the first to be recorded in the American colonies. In 1993 the William and Mary Gay and Lesbian Alumni created the Richard Cornish Endowment Fund for Gay and Lesbian Resource
1900, UK – Oscar Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) dies. He was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death. Wilde was initially buried in the Cimetière de Bagneux outside Paris; in 1909 his remains were disinterred and transferred to Père Lachaise Cemetery. In 2017, with the coming into force of the Policing and Crime Act 2017, Wilde was among an estimated 50,000 men who were pardoned for his offence of homosexuality , as it was no longer a crime in the UK
11-30-1924 – 10-25-2006 Elliott R. Blackstone – Born in Chinook, Montana. In 1949, he became a San Francisco police officer. He was a pioneer in what is now called community policing. In 1962, he was designated as the department’s first liaison officer with the LGBT community. Blackstone, a straight man, became a staunch supporter of the gay community and worked within the police department to change policy and procedures directed against the LGBT community, such as
entrapment of gay men in public restrooms. Blackstone worked with the Mattachine Society, Daughters of Bilitis, the Vanguard gay youth group, and other LGBT organizations. He even took up a collection at his church to buy hormones for transgender people, at a time when health clinics would not provide them. At his retirement dinner in 1975, he was recognized by LGBT community leaders for his advocacy and support. Blackstone was featured in the 2005 film Screaming Queens, a documentary about the 1966 Compton’s Cafeteria riot. At the premiere at the Castro Theater, Blackstone received a standing ovation. An audience member asked why, as a straight man, he had worked so hard on behalf of LGBT rights. He said, “Because my religion teaches me to love everybody.” In 2006, Blackstone died of a stroke.
The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code
1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex
The Civil Rights 60s: When the Boomers were under 30
11-30-1965 Ryan Patrick Murphy – Born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is an American film and television screenwriter, director, and producer. Murphy is best known for creating/producing a number of
television series including Popular (1999-2001), Nip/Tuck (2003-2010), Glee (2009-2015), American Horror Story (2011-present), The New Normal (2012-2013), Scream Queens (2015-present). and American Crime Story (2016-present). Murphy has been married to photographer David Miller since July 2012. The couple has two children. In October 2015, Murphy received the Award of Inspiration from the Foundation for AIDS Research for his contributions to TV and film as well as his work in the fight against AIDS.
November 30, 1969
The Rolling Stones played the final night on a 17 date North American tour at the International Raceway Festival, West Palm Beach, Florida. Also appearing, The Moody Blues, Ten Years After, King Crimson, Janis Joplin, The Band, Steppenwolf and Iron Butterfly.
Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights
Elton John’s Greatest Hits moved from #47 to #1 on the Album chart. That bumped the Rolling Stones album It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll from the top after just one week.
1977: Gay playwright Terence Rattigan, known for The Winslow Boy (1946), The Browning Version (1948), The Deep Blue Sea (1952), dies in Bermuda at the age of 66.
1978 – Clay Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom; born November 30, 1978) is born. He is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actor, author, politician and activist. Aiken was the 2014 Democratic nominee in the North Carolina 2nd congressional district election. After several years of public speculation, Aiken came out as gay in a September 2008 interview with People magazine. In April 2009, Aiken was honored by the Family Equality Council advocacy group at its annual benefit dinner in New York City.
1978 – San Francisco Examiner Headline is “THE CITY WEEPS,” following and regarding the assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk.
The Genderfuck Apathetics vs Yuppies : Aids the new STD on the list
Wham! Were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I’m Your Man’, the duo’s third UK No.1, a No.3 hit in the US.
Wham! had the #1 song in the U.K. with “I’m Your Man”.
1988 – National League Baseball president Bart Giamatti fires umpire Dave Pallone (born October 5, 1951) for being gay. Pallone is a former Baseball umpire who worked in the National League from 1979 to 1988. During Pallone’s career, he wore uniform number 26. He was “outed” in a New York Post article later in the year. Pallone later wrote his autobiography, Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball, which became New York Times best-seller, and has been republished as an e-book. Pallone now does diversity training for corporations, colleges, universities and athletes with the NCAA. Pallone was part of the first class of inductees to The National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
1989 – Columbus Ohio mayor Dana Rinehart signs a hate crimes bill which includes the term sexual orientation. Rinehart had asked the city council to remove the term sexual orientation, saying that it’s vague and does not belong in the ordinance. The council refused.
90s: Listserves and Email distribution replaces telephone trees for activis
11-30-1992 Nats Getty (Natalia Williams) – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is an American model,
socialite, designer, artist, and LGBT rights activist. She is the granddaughter of Sir John Paul Getty and uses her mother’s surname professionally. Her brother is fashion designer August Getty, who is gay. She, along with her mother and brother, have provided new infrastructures for the Los Angeles LGBT center and works closely with GLAAD. Getty is openly lesbian and as of March 2018, she is engaged to Canadian socialite Gigi Lazzarato.
1993 – President Bill Clinton signs a military policy directive that prohibits openly gay and lesbian Americans from serving in the military, but also prohibits the harassment of “closeted” homosexuals. The policy is known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” It was repealed on September 20, 2011.
1995 – The first US. government-sponsored advertising targeting gay men debuts on the eve of World AIDS Day when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases a public service television announcement cautioning men to have “smart sex.”
November 1995 – The Hate Crimes Sentencing Enhancement Act goes into effect as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The law allows a judge to impose harsher sentences if there is evidence showing that a victim was selected because of the “actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, or sexual orientation of any person.”
Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams hooked up for a fast-rising song–“I Finally Found Someone”, up from 28 to 11.
Billboard magazine announced that the Hot 100 chart would now take airplay into consideration as well as sales.
Elton John was blasted by the Boy Scout Association after he appeared on stage at London’s Albert Hall performing ‘It’s A Sin’ with six male dancers dressed as Boy Scouts. The dancers had peeled of their uniforms during the performance.
Post 9/11 – The Shock Decade From “gay and lesbian” to “lesbigay” to “Lgbt/Lgbtq/Lgbtq2”
2006 – South Africa is the first African country to legalize same-sex marriage.
Sinead O’Connor was receiving medical treatment after a message about her taking an overdose was posted on her Facebook page. “I have taken an overdose. There is no other way to get respect,” the post read. The Irish singer was found safely in Dublin by Police.
Human Rights in global conflict: Trans/Pans vs LGB/ vs Heterosexual women
Clothing has been regulated in law in every nation.
Like Hair length – is it one of those every decade of fashion fights between youth, the middle aged and the elderly
having uniforms and allowing customization, improves school morale and gives a belonging along with some individuality as balance.
School Uniforms matter more to demonstrate who does and does not belong on school property – to reduce brand name clothes peer pressure.
focus on keep out the drug dealers, kidnapper/predators and random people who shoot up schools from off the street
along with the internal school people to avoid bullying and in school shooters
heterosexual women also wear pants.. many cultures have skirts for men – Scotland and Turkey…
and for trans: clothes are not your gender – clothes are a personality expression.
https://www.nippon.com/en/japan-data/h01170/Gender-Free Uniforms: Japanese Schools Move to Make Allowances for LGBTQ Students | Nippon.comRecently in Japanese schools, there has been a movement toward offering students the freedom to choose gender-free uniforms.www.nippon.com
Najimy then chimed in, saying, about Coolidge, “The gays have good taste.” “They really do,” said Coolige.
https://www.avclub.com/jennifer-coolidge-on-why-shes-always-attracted-gay-fans-1848131685Jennifer Coolidge on why she’s always attracted gay fansThe legendary comedian stars in Netflix’s new queer holiday movie, Single All The Waywww.avclub.com
https://www.baltimoresun.com/features/newsmaker/bs-fe-newsmaker-durryle-brooks-20211130-yoxtgecw7nghbaieyj63zdtwoi-story.htmlResearcher and social justice practitioner advocates for Baltimore’s Black gay and bisexual community – Baltimore SunDurryle Brooks’ talks on love and power have been part of training programs for Maryland prosecutors, attorneys, social workers and case managers who work in the field of abuse intervention.www.baltimoresun.com
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/11/30/gay-men-earn-degrees-highest-rate-usGay men earn degrees at highest rate in the U.S.Roughly 52 percent of gay men in the U.S. have a bachelor’s degree, compared to 36 percent of all adults. Their academic achievement shows resilience in the face of victimization.www.insidehighered.com
https://www.forbes.com/sites/dawnstaceyennis/2021/11/29/resistance-was-futile-for-jonathan-del-arco-playing-this-gay-svengali/?sh=a5f3efd62768Resistance Was Futile For Jonathan Del Arco, Playing This Gay SvengaliAfter playing a Borg on “Star Trek,” Jonathan Del Arco stars in a new film as a gay painter whose casual encounter with a younger man turns into something more than they bargained for.www.forbes.com
from the article:
Over the last several decades, the U.S. has been hemorrhaging queer female spaces. In the 1980s, over 200 lesbian-identified bars were scattered around the country. Today, only 21 are, according to the fundraising and advocacy initiative Lesbian Bar Project.
But while lesbian bars are disappearing, that need for safe community spaces is not. Queer women remain vulnerable
Nina Notes: yes, lesbians are being called queer women and erased as well as losing specific spaces
https://www.bonappetit.com/story/gossip-grill-san-diegoLesbian Bars Are Disappearing. Gossip Grill Paves a Way to Survive | Bon AppétitThe San Diego bar has thrived for 12 years as the national number of lesbian bars has dwindled to 21.www.bonappetit.com
https://www.ncadvertiser.com/news/article/Hungary-s-parliament-approves-referendum-on-LGBT-16662232.phpHungary’s parliament approves referendum on LGBT issuesBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s parliament authorized the government Tuesday to call…www.ncadvertiser.com
https://missouriindependent.com/2021/11/30/after-being-booted-from-missouri-capitol-lgbtq-history-exhibit-headed-to-st-louis/After being booted from Missouri Capitol, LGBTQ history exhibit headed to St. Louis • Missouri IndependentNearly three months after being removed from the Missouri Capitol, an LGTBQ-history exhibit will now be on display in St. Louismissouriindependent.com
https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/other/1827619-brazilian-lgbt-movement-leader-janaina-dutra-gets-honor-from-googleBrazilian LGBT movement leader Janaína Dutra gets honor from Google | OtherRead more about Brazilian LGBT movement leader Janaína Dutra gets honor from Google on Devdiscoursewww.devdiscourse.com
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/11/five-lgbtq-two-spirit-native-american-people-making-world-better-place/Five LGBTQ & two-spirit Native American people who are making the world a better place / LGBTQ NationThere are so many Native American LGBTQ and two-spirit activists, writers, politicians, and performers changing the world. Here are five you should know…www.lgbtqnation.com
https://www.modernghana.com/news/1122692/anti-lgbtq-bill-doesnt-criminalise-intersex.htmlAnti-LGBTQ bill doesn’t criminalise intersex — Sam GeorgeSamuel Nartey George, the Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, and lead Sponsor of the Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021, has refuted claims that the Bill intends to criminalise intersex persons.www.modernghana.com
“Ending the HIV epidemic is within our reach, and we are committed to finishing this work,” Biden said. “On World AIDS Day, we rededicate ourselves to building on the progress of the last 4 decades; upholding and advancing human rights; supporting research, science, and data-driven solutions; expanding access to housing, education, and economic empowerment; and fighting stigma and discrimination. No one living with HIV should suffer the undeserved guilt and prejudice that too many continue to experience.”
Biden, as the world recognizes World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, enumerates LGBTQ people as survivors in a paragraph acknowledging the coronavirus pandemic has presented new obstacles in efforts to beat HIV/AIDS.
https://www.washingtonblade.com/2021/11/30/biden-recognizes-lgbtq-survivors-in-world-aids-day-statement-2/Biden recognizes LGBTQ survivors in World AIDS Day statementIn contrast, Trump consistently omitted sexual minoritieswww.washingtonblade.com
Richard Dawkins tweeted a request to his followers, asking them to sign on to a declaration by UK-based anti-transgender advocacy group the Women’s Human Rights Campaign (WHRC).
the article does not consider women’s rights at all and fails to connect gay and lesbian rights are being undermined by trans – who claim to be the most murdered and raped while then name calling those who do not date them and promoting rape culture by calling others genitally fixated while denying informed consent – and really sexually harassing every demographic by causing a public debate about trans genitals and where they do and do not belong
just dismiss any thing that is not pro trans as if others are not oppressed, marginalized, raped and murdered…
https://religiondispatches.org/atheist-richard-dawkins-swings-to-anti-trans-right-in-grasp-at-broader-intellectual-relevance/Atheist Richard Dawkins Swings to Anti-Trans Right in Grasp at Broader Intellectual Relevance | Religion DispatchesYesterday, Richard Dawkins tweeted a request to his followers, asking them to sign on to a declaration by UK-based anti-transgender advocacy group the Women’s Human Rights Campaign (WHRC).
Best known among anti-transgender circles for their proposed re-writing of the 1981 Convention on the Ereligiondispatches.org
Today in LGBT History by Ronni Sanlo
THIS DAY IN LGBT HISTORY – NOVEMBER 30 | Ronni Sanlohttps://ronnisanlo.com › this-day-in-lgbt-history-novem…Nov 30, 2019 — 1995 – The first US. government-sponsored advertising targeting gay men debuts on the eve of World AIDS Day when the Centers for Disease Control …
Today in LGBT History – November 30 | Ronni Sanlohttps://ronnisanlo.com › today-in-lgbt-history-novembe…Nov 30, 2017 — 1995 – The first US. government-sponsored advertising targeting gay men debuts on the eve of World AIDS Day when the Centers for Disease Control …
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CNN 2015 article