BCE to The Suffragettes
1523, Italy – The famous artist Benvenuto Cellini (3 November 1500 – 13 February 1571) is sentenced – for the fourth time – of committing sodomy on both men and women. He was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry. He was one of the most important artists of Mannerism. He is remembered for his skill in making pieces such as the Cellini Salt Cellar and Perseus with the Head of Medusa.
1540, Italy – Pier Luigi Farnese (19 November 1503 – 10 September 1547) is the Duke of Parma and the son of Pope Paul II, He mounts a manhunt in search of a boy who had refused his sexual advances. In 1537, Farnese was accused of raping Cosimo Gheri, the young bishop of Fano who died shortly afterward.
1904, UK – Cecil Beaton (14 January 1904 – 18 January 1980) is born in London. He was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was knighted in the 1972 New Year Honours Beaton had relationships with various men: The great love of his life was the art collector Peter Watson, although they were never lovers. He had relationships with various men, including former Olympic swordsman Kin Hoitsma. He also had affairs with women, including Greta Garbo, Coral Browne, the dancer Adele Astaire, and the British socialite Doris Castlerosse. He won The Academy Award for Costume Design for Gigi (1958) and for My Fair Lady (1964). In 1972 he was knighted. his last lover was former Olympic fencer and teacher Kinmont Hoitsma (April 10, 1934 – September 30, 2013).
1925 – Japanese poet-dramatist-novelist Yukio Mishima (January 14, 1925 – November 25, 1970) is born in Tokyo. An avid body builder he tried to live the life of a samurai. In 1970, he committed ritual suicide outside the Japanese parliament with a young disciple and lover during a neo-fascist demonstration.
The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code
01-14-1939 – 07-26-2021 Louise Fishman – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She
was an American abstract painter and one of the ten invited artists whose work was exhibited in the Great American Lesbian Art Show. Her work has been exhibited in many museums around the United States and in the UK. She was married to graphic designer Ingrid Nyeboe.
01-14-1943 Holland Taylor – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an American actress and playwright. In 1999 she won an Emmy
Award for her role as Judge Roberta Kittleson on the ABC drama The Practice (1998-2003). Taylor is also known for her role as Evelyn Harper on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men (2003-2015). She also wrote and starred in the solo play Ann, based on the life and work of Ann Richards, for which she was nominated for the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. From 2004 – 2009, she played Peggy Peabody on The L Word. On November 30, 2015, while answering a question about marriage in a radio interview with WNYC, Taylor revealed she was in a relationship with a woman, and that most of her relationships have been with women. She also said that this was not a coming out moment for her because she was already living open and authentically. She has been a long-time major supporter of Aid For AIDS in Los Angeles, serving on their Honorary Board. Taylor’s partner was reported to be actress Sarah Paulson.
1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex
1952 – Jim Kepner (1923 – 15 November 1997) and members of Mattachine in Los Angeles discuss the idea of publishing a magazine for the LGBT community. They named their organization ONE Inc. and put out the first issue in January, 1953. In 1956, ONE opened the Institute for Homophile Studies. Today, ONE Archives at the USC Libraries is the oldest remaining LGBT organization in the US and the largest repository of LGBT materials in the world.
Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti” debuted on the charts.
Elvis performed at the Louisiana Hayride, Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport. He sang Baby Let’s Play House, I Got A Woman, Only You, Tutti Frutti and That’s All Right.
Elvis Presley went to the Paramount makeup department to have his hair dyed black for the first time. Afterwards he went to the wardrobe department. The script, is about to be re-titled “Loving You,” after the Leiber-Stoller song. THe same duo who would write Jailhouse Rock for Elvis’ next movie – Loving you being a Elvis biopic staring Elvis with Jailhouse Rock the bad boy version, except the Vince Everett goes to jail for accidently killing a man who assaulted a woman.
The blond Elvis who did not want to smile in movies becomes a brunette. a commentary on heterosmasculinity.
01-14-1957 – 01-28-2017 Stuart TimmonsThe Trouble With Harry Hay: Founder of the Modern Gay Movement was published. With lesbian
historian Lillian Faderman, he co-authored Gay L.A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, And Lipstick Lesbians, published in 2006. Timmons was openly gay. He died from cardiac arrest at the age of 60 on January 28th, 2017.
The Civil Rights 60s: When the Boomers were under 30
January 14, 1962
The movie Teenage Millionaire, featuring Jimmy Clanton, Jackie Wilson, Dion and Chubby Checker, debuted in theaters.
George Wallace was sworn in as governor of the U.S. state of Alabama. In his inaugural address, he proclaimed “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!”
January 14, 1966David Jones changed his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones from The Monkees, just in time for the release of his single, ‘Can’t Help Thinking About Me’. He would later say that he chose “Bowie” because he liked that “big American bear-killin’ knife.”
LGBTQ2 blogger: the 1950s north american youth culture fad becomes a marketing niche, by the 1990s, tweenagers would be invented between children and teenager: From Sinatra shifting the marker to women, to Elvis the teenagers, to the Beatles and finally the tv show The Monkees who became a band.
January 14, 1967Over 25,000 people attend The Human Be-In-A Gathering Of The Tribes at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. The event was a forerunner of major, outdoor rock concerts and featured The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Big Brother And The Holding Company.
Sexual Orientation question mark: Cliff Richard announced that he was retiring from show business to teach religious education in the schools.
LGBTQ2 Blogger: Elvis Presley sang all genres, blues as country, country as blues, with a gospel fervour to deleiver rock an roll: an orgy of feel good despite the world harshness: the purity of religion and it’s disgust relationship with sex would drive many of the couple meet, break up, die young, or cheat or revenge cheat charting songs and LPs.
Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights
January 14, 1970
A display of John Lennon’s erotic “Bag One” lithographs opened in London. 2 days later Scotland Yard seized prints as evidence of pornography.
Diana Ross made her last appearance with The Supremes at The Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas. During the show, Diana introduced her replacement, Jean Terrell, who would lead the group to seven more Top 40 hits, including the Top 10 entries ‘Up The Ladder To The Roof’ and ‘Stoned Love’ later in the year.
1975 – The first federal gay rights bill is introduced to address discrimination based on sexual orientation. The bill later goes to the Judiciary Committee but is never brought for consideration.
January 14, 1977David Bowie released his eleventh studio album Low, the first of three collaborations with Brian Eno termed the “Berlin Trilogy”. The track ‘Sound and Vision’ was released as a single and used by the BBC in the UK on trailers at the time, providing much needed exposure, as Bowie opted to do nothing to promote the single himself, and helped the song reach No.3 on the UK charts.
on the usa charts Dolly Parton at #3 with “Here You Come Again” and Queen stopped at #10 with “We Are The Champions”.
A rally and march is organized to protest the visit of Anita Bryant to Toronto. Her trip was sponsored by fundamentalist group Renaissance Canada.
The Genderfuck Apathetics vs Yuppies : Aids the new STD on the list
on the USA song charts
#6 Twist Of Fate” from Olivia Newton-John, Elton John was at #8 with “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues”, Culture Club was #9 –“Karma Chameleon
on the LP charts Culture Club was at 7 with Colour By Numbers and # 9 he “Yentl” Soundtrack
01-14-1987 Jess Fishlock – Born in Cardiff, Wales. She is a Welsh soccer player who currently plays for Seattle Reign FC and the Wales
women’s national football team. Fishlock gave an interview to BBC Sports in October 2105, in which she discussed her struggles as a high-profile gay athlete. She is an advocate against social media homophobia and works with Athlete Ally, a non-profit organization to end homophobia and transphobia in sports.
90s: Listserves and Email distribution replaces telephone trees for activism
Post 9/11 – The Shock Decade From “gay and lesbian” to “lesbigay” to “Lgbt/Lgbtq/Lgbtq2”
The January issue of Rolling Stone magazine reveals that the two children of Melissa Etheridge and her partner Julie Cypher were fathered by David Crosby.
2001, Canada – Two couples, one gay, the other lesbian, were married in a double ceremony at Toronto’s Metropolitan Community Church after Rev. Brent Hawkes (born June 2, 1950), the pastor, discovered that the ancient Christian tradition of reading banns was still legal in Ontario and did not specify sexuality. The Ontario government refused to register the marriages citing federal law defining marriage as being between a man and a woman. Rev. Hawkes lives in Toronto with John Sproule, his partner of more than thirty years. They married on March 7, 2006.
Adam Ant was taken to the Royal Free Hospital by police. He was taken under the Mental Health Act which allows doctors to hold Ant for up to 28 days while they assessed his condition. Ant had been arrested on firearms offenses on January 12.
Human Rights in global conflict: Trans/Pans vs LGB/ vs Heterosexual women
As her latest release “Haven’t Seen the Last of Me” raced up Billboard’s Dance Club Song chart, 64-year-old Cher was poised to mark the sixth decade in which she had a #1 hit. Her track record of achieving chart topping records includes: The 1960s – “I Got You Babe”. The 1970s – “Gypsys, Tramps And Thieves”, “Half Breed”, “Dark Lady” and “All I Ever Need Is You.” The 1980s – “If I Could Turn Back Time” and “After All” (with Peter Cetera) The 1990s – “Believe”, “Strong Enough” and “All or Nothing”. The 2000s – “Song For the Lonely”, “A Different Kind of Love Song” and “When The Money’s Gone”.
2017Elton John and Mariah Carey were reportedly paid millions each to perform at a private wedding ceremony in London, England. Russian billionaire Valery Kogan footed the bill for the wedding of his grand-daughter Irene Kogan to Daniel Kenvey at the city’s Landmark Hotel. Carey dedicated her 2005 chart-topping ballad “We Belong Together” to the young couple, while Elton dedicated his 1972 hit “Tiny Dancer” to the bride.
01-14-2014 U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern of Oklahoma ruled that the ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.
Nielsen Music reported that The Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie and other Classic Rock acts helped boost vinyl sales by 15 percent during 2018. The Beatles were the best-selling act on vinyl, with three albums, “Abbey Road”, “The Beatles”, (the White Album) and “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” all in the Top 15. That gave them a total of 321,000 sales, followed by Pink Floyd (177,000), David Bowie (150,000), Fleetwood Mac (139,000), Led Zeppelin (138,000), Michael Jackson (131,000), Jimi Hendrix (119,000), Metallica (116,000) and Queen (113,000).
i assume everyone has been hurt by someone, it is why most people are assholes or jerks and when not, why difficult to get to know
https://www.pinkvilla.com/lifestyle/people/3-things-you-should-never-ask-person-who-has-just-come-out-lgbt-9946833 Things you should never ask a person who has just come out as LGBT | PINKVILLAA friend walks up to you and tells you that he or she identifies as a part of the Pride Family. What will you do? Ask them are sure about it or ensur…www.pinkvilla.com
those who admit to being against people are the least qualified to be in charge of people
https://www.washingtonblade.com/2022/01/13/anti-lgbtq-fairfax-school-board-member-named-to-youngkin-administration/Anti-LGBTQ Fairfax school board member named to Youngkin administrationElizabeth Schultz will be Assistant Superintendent of Public Instructionwww.washingtonblade.com
some bisexuals do say two gender and those who say more can be pansexuals and allow words to be the meaning rather than multple meanings of words that people disagree over
words are commonly understood for reasons
so be clear and clarify
there should be no stigma for not dating anyone or for dating
https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2022/01/bi-culture-beyond-cliches-stereotypes/Understanding Bi culture / LGBTQ NationCuffed jeans, tucked shirts, and not being able to sit in chairs properly – these are the bi cliches. But is that what bi culture is all about? Or is there something deeper underneath the surface…www.lgbtqnation.com
https://www.washingtonblade.com/2022/01/14/lgbtq-contingent-to-join-d-c-s-mlk-day-peace-walk/LGBTQ contingent to join D.C.’s MLK Day Peace WalkKing family members to participate in commemorating civil rights leaderwww.washingtonblade.com
too soon, this is break up for those who stuck together over last season before we need to valentines in January
https://www.local10.com/news/local/2022/01/14/diaz/LGBTQ activist who took on Florida gay marriage ban found dead in landfillDetectives are investigating the death of Jorge “George” Diaz-Johnston, who took on Florida’s anti-gay marriage ban and won<a href=”https://www.local10.com/news/2014/07/25/get-to-know-the-six-plaintiffs-who-challenged-same-sex-marriage-ban-in-miami-dade-county/” target=”_blank”> a landmark same-sex marriage case</a> in Miami-Dade
internet dating apps will allow a rounding up in a way government census does
https://www.caixinglobal.com/2022-01-14/social-media-operator-sets-up-fund-to-take-chinese-lgbtq-dating-platform-private-101830338.htmlSocial Media Operator Sets Up Fund to Take Chinese LGBTQ Dating Platform Private – Caixin GlobalSocial Media Operator Sets Up Fund to Take Chinese LGBTQ Dating Platform Private – Beijing-based Newborn Town hopes move will enhance BlueCity’s overseas operations amid sluggish share performancewww.caixinglobal.com
https://gaycitynews.com/six-years-in-evaluating-utahs-lgbtq-anti-discrimination-law/The Impact of Utah’s 2015 LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination LawMore than six years after Utah added sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes to its anti-discrimination law and drew criticism over the law’s already broad religious exemptions that were expanded in the amended law, data from Utah’s anti-discrimination agency show that Utahns are using the law to push back against discrimination in employment […]gaycitynews.com
https://www.pride.com/geek/2022/1/13/superman-writer-responds-death-threats-lgbtq-charity-donationsSuperman Writer Responds to Death Threats With LGBTQ Charity DonationsTom Taylor, who writes the new, bisexual Superman, is showing the best way to respond to trolls.www.pride.com
Today in LGBT History by Ronni Sanlo