LGBTQ2 for December 13

BCE to The Suffragettes

The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code

1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex

1950

Actor James Dean began his show business career with a non-speaking part in a television commercial for Pepsi-Cola.

12-13-1950 Linda Bellos – She was born in London to a Jewish mother and a Nigerian father. Bellos is an English ex-politician, 

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businesswoman, and activist for gay rights. She did marry and have two children. In 1980 she came out as a lesbian. She and her partner, Caroline Jones, entered into a civil partnership on December 21, 2005. As a lesbian feminist, she strongly argued in the early 1980s that an inclusive approach to women’s issues must take account of social class, ethnic identity, disability, sexual identity, and religion. She now teaches employers and their staff to apply the Equality Act 2010, the Human Rights Act 1998 and other equality laws. In 2006, she was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for services to diversity.

12-13-1951 – 06-11-2005 Anne-Marie Alonzo – Born in Alexandria, 

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Egypt. She was a Canadian playwright, poet, novelist, critic, and publisher. She immigrated to Quebec when she was twelve. In 1996 she was in a car accident that left her a quadriplegic and using a wheelchair. She is listed in notable writers who identify, or who have identified, as lesbian. In 1996, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

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

12-13-1967 NeNe Leakes (Linnethia Johnson) – Born in Queens, New York City, New York. Leakes is an American actress, television personality, 

producer, author, and fashion designer. She is best known for being on the reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She is a straight ally. In an interview with The Advocate, she voiced her support of gay marriage. She “loved” Obama’s decision to come out in support of same-sex marriage. She joined the cast of Glee in the 3rd season in a reoccurring role. Leakes played the character of Rocky Rhoades on The New Normal.

Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights

1973 – Washington, D.C.’s Title 34 makes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation illegal.

1975

Patti Smith released her debut studio album Horses. Produced by John Cale, Horses has since been viewed by critics as one of the greatest and most influential albums in the history of the American punk rock movement, as well as one of the greatest albums of all time. Horses has also been cited as a key influence on a number of acts, including Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Smiths, R.E.M. and PJ Harvey.

Barry Manilow was on a roll and “I Write The Songs” was the new #1 song on the Adult chart.

On the USA LP Charts, Rock of the Westies by Elton John had been dropping from the top ten and rose to third.

1979

released:  Anne Murray‘s “Daydream Believer”, Queen‘s “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, Pat Benatar’s “Heartbreaker”

on most charts,  Queen, by now #1 in most markets, but on the USA song charts was third with “Another One Bites The Dust”.  Barbra Streisand was at #8 with “Woman In Love” and also moved from 14-9 with her duet “Guilty” with Barry Gibb and Pat Benatar reached the Top 10 for the first time with “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”.

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

12-13-1983 Satya Sorab Bhabha – Born in London, England. He is 

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a British-born American actor. His father is an Indian of Parsi heritage and his mother is of German Jewish heritage. He is most known for his role as Matthew Patel in the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and his recurring role as Shivrang in the New Girl. Satya also plays the cello and has performed around the world with symphonies, as well as chamber ensembles. He was on Out’s 3rd Annual 100 Most Eligible Bachelors (2013).

1986

Bruce Hornsby & The Range went to No.1 on the US singles chart, with ‘The Way It Is’, a No.15 hit in the UK. Written by Bruce Hornsby and his brother John Hornsby, it made explicit reference to the American Civil Rights Movement. The song was heavily sampled by Tupac Shakur in his song, ‘Changes’ from 1998.

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

12-13-1990 Anton Hysén – Born in Liverpool, England. He is an English-born Swedish soccer player. Winner of Sweden’s 7th season 

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of Lets Dance, he is the first openly gay person to win the competition. He was on Out’s 3rd Annual 100 Most Eligible Bachelors (2013). Hysén came out as gay to the Swedish football magazine Offside in March 2011.

1994

Prince was on The Late Show with David Letterman, performing Dolphin

1997

Children’s TV characters The Teletubbies went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Teletubbies Say-eh-oh’. The single spent a total of 32 weeks on the chart

in 1999, the USA religious righteous would notice one was purple with a triangle and resulted in adults watching a toddler show

https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-1999-02-11-9902110274-story.html

.Elton John’s tribute to the late Princess Diana from England (“Candle In The Wind 1997”) was now at 10 weeks at #1.  At this point, only seven songs in the Rock Era had stayed at the top longer.  And Elton was not done.

1999 –

Vice President Al Gore announces that he was opposed to the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and, if elected, would propose legislation to end discrimination against gays and lesbians in the military

US Defense Secretary William Cohen orders a full review of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. The policy had recently been criticized for creating a hostile environment. 

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

2002, Belgium – The Belgium Senate approves same-sex marriage, making Belgium the second country to do so.

Human Rights in global conflictTrans/Pans vs LGB/ vs Heterosexual women

2021

amazingly human biology is still human biology

https://www.radiologybusiness.com/topics/care-delivery/breast-radiologist-lgbtq-competency-training-transgender70% of breast radiologists surveyed either unsure about or had zero LGBTQ competency trainingwww.radiologybusiness.com

https://www.gaytimes.co.uk/culture/wonder-woman-starts-a-queer-romance-in-new-dc-limited-series/Wonder Woman starts a queer romance in new DC limited seriesWonder Woman starts a queer romantic relationship in DC Comics brand new limited series Dark Knights of Steel.www.gaytimes.co.uk

https://meaww.com/jadzia-watsey-philadelphia-teacher-trolled-coming-out-lesbian-classroom-tiktokWho is Jadzia Watsey? Philly teacher trolled for coming out as lesbian to her students | MEAWW‘Teachers need to be psychologically checked before they can teach,’ a troll tweeted about the viral videomeaww.com

https://www.out.com/television/2021/12/13/wheel-times-rosamund-pike-shows-historic-queer-romance‘The Wheel of Time’s Rosamund Pike On Show’s Historic Queer RomanceThe star of the Amazon Prime Video series discusses a surprising revelation.www.out.com

https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanschocket2/gay-tweets-of-the-week-dec13Gay Tweets – 12/13/21The Grindr screenshot took me out…www.buzzfeed.com

why are gay men missing from this list?

https://www.autostraddle.com/autostraddles-favorite-and-least-favorite-lesbian-bisexual-and-trans-tv-characters-of-2021/Autostraddle’s Favorite and Least Favorite Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans TV Characters of 2021 | AutostraddleY’all ever heard of Ryan Wilder?www.autostraddle.com

bisexual or pansexual – two words, two meanings

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/12/13/hunter-schafer-bisexual-pansexual-sexxuality/Euphoria’s Hunter Schafer ‘vaguely clarifies’ her sexuality and fans are thrilledEuphoria star Hunter Schafer has ‘vaguely clarified’ that she is bisexual, pansexual “or something” in an open response on social media.www.pinknews.co.uk

breaking atmo and returning is not really going to space

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/12/cameron-bess-becomes-first-pansexual-person-go-space/Cameron Bess becomes first out pansexual person to go into space / LGBTQ NationCameron Bess returned this morning safely along with the rest of the Blue Origin space flight…www.lgbtqnation.com

https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/amsterdam-rainbow-dress-canadaColour-changing LGBTQ dress takes over iconic Toronto spots (PHOTOS) | NewsA unique activism and art project visited Canada in December and the photos in iconic Toronto locales are breathtaking.dailyhive.com

https://www.the74million.org/article/canutillo-isd-returns-illustrated-lgbtq-memoir-to-library-shelves/Texas School District Returns Illustrated LGBTQ Memoir to Library Shelves Following Public Review | The 74Canutillo Independent School District will return an LGBTQ-themed book to its high school library following a formal review into a parent’s complaint that the graphic novel was inappropriate because it contained sexually explicit content. A nine-member committee of educators, librarians and parents voted 8-1 Tuesday for author Maia Kobabe’s “Gender Queer: A Memoir” to remain […]www.the74million.org

  1. there is no “natural law”

and

2 you do not love anyone when you deem them unnatural

https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/topstories/nation/814464/i-love-lgbtq-but-same-sex-marriage-against-natural-law-atienza/story/I love LGBTQ but same-sex marriage against natural law —Atienza │ GMA News OnlineBuhay Party-list Representative and vice presidential aspirant Lito Atienza on Monday said he was not in favor of same-sex marriage as it is against the Constitution.www.gmanetwork.com

https://brazilian.report/liveblog/2021/12/13/lgbtq-senator-workers-party/Brazil’s only out LGBTQ senator joins Workers’ Party for gubernatorial raceSenator Fabiano Contarato of Espírito Santo announced that he is leaving the centrist Rede party to join the center-left Workers’ Party.brazilian.report

supernatural thinking… vs abstract human rights

conformity is not the individual goal

https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2021/12/f76f06916dfa-feature-two-lgbtq-rights-activists-of-different-faiths-find-common-ground.htmlFEATURE: Two LGBTQ rights activists of different faiths find common groundBuddhist monk Kodo Nishimura and Christian pastor Yoshiki Nakamura share a belief that queer lifestyle and organized religion can coexist, even when Japanese society makes people believe that finding such commonality is entirely impossible.english.kyodonews.net

Canada’s population is under 38 million, so if half of the USA LGBT move to canada, LGBTQ2 would be the biggest voter block

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/12/20-million-americans-identify-lgbtq-people/Over 20 million Americans identify as LGBTQ people / LGBTQ NationAlmost 10% of Americans don’t identify as straight…www.lgbtqnation.com

given adult women are denied reproductive decisions because doctors think they decide for women as they rush to assign to on teens and children with body altering with reproductive and long term biological health
https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/canada-bans-conversion-therapy-joining-handful-nations-rcna8253

https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/nbc-out-proud/carl-nassib-designed-rainbow-cleats-support-lgbtq-community-rcna7724Carl Nassib designed rainbow cleats to support the LGBTQ communityLas Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib, who became the first openly gay active NFL player in June, helped design custom, rainbow cleats to raise awarenesswww.nbcnews.com

given her lesbian take in the porn books, she was really more a straight women into gay men

like the entire supernatural chick lit genre

https://www.towleroad.com/2021/12/gay-anne-rice-fans/Gay Anne Rice Fans Mourn Death Of Best-selling LGBTQ Ally With An Interest In Sexuality, Gender Spanning Real And Fictional Worlds; She Was 80 – Towleroad Gay NewsAnne Rice fans mourn LGBTQ ally in human, undead worlds. Her books labeled ‘Fiction’ to protect innocent, we assumewww.towleroad.com

white heterosexual men are being apologized for….

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/military-sexual-misconduct-anand-eyre-apology-1.6281762Anand, Eyre offer official apology to victims of military sexual misconduct | CBC NewsCanada’s defence minister, top military commander and senior defence bureaucrat today delivered a long-awaited and history-making apology to the women and men whose lives were scarred by sexual assault, misconduct and discrimination within the military.www.cbc.ca

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Today in LGBT History   by Ronni Sanlo

The Lavender Effect

Today in LGBT History | THE LAVENDER EFFECT®https://thelavendereffect.org › tag › today-in-lgbt-history1917: In Russia, the Bolsheviks repeal the entire criminal code in favor of “revolutionary justice.” Among the laws nullified are those relating to sex acts …

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