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LGBTQ2 for January 27

BCE to The Suffragettes

1832, UK – Lewis Caroroll (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898) is born in Baresbury, England, and named Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. He was an English writermathematicianlogician,  Anglican deacon, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem “Jabberwocky“, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark – all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic and fantasy. Carroll never married and bhis sexuali idenity is thesu bject of exploration by mqany historians an biographge4rs.

01–27-1879 – 10-30-1943 Beatrice Hastings – Born in Hackney, London, 

England. She was an English writer, poet, and literary critic. She wrote under the pen name of Emily Alice Haigh. Bisexual, she was a friend and lover of writer Katherine Mansfield. In 1943, probably suffering from cancer, she killed herself with gas from a domestic cooker.

1911 – Sarah Aldridge (January 27, 1911 in Rio de Janeiro – January 11, 2006), whose actual name was Anyda Marchant, is born. She was a writer of primarily lesbian popular fiction and a founding partner for Naiad Press in 1973 and A&M Books in 1995. Her first published work was a short story issued by The Ladder.  the periodical released by the Daughters of Bilitis. The fourteen lesbian novels she wrote include All True LoversTottieA Flight of AngelsThe Latecomer, and The Nesting Place. One of the first women to pass the bar in Washington DC, she served at the World Bank as an attorney in the Legal Department for 18 years until retiring in 1972. She met legal secretary Muriel Inez Crawford (April 21, 1914 – June 7, 2006) in 1947 with whom she lived until Aldridge’s death. Aldridge died at her home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on January 11, 2006. She was 94.[4] She was awarded the Golden Crown Literary Society Trailblazer Award posthumously in June 2007.

01-27-1911 – 01-11-2006 Anyda Marchant – (pen name Sarah Aldridge) Born in Rio de Janeiro, at the age of six, her family moved to Washington, D.C. One 


of the first women to pass the bar in Washington DC, she served the World Bank as an attorney in the Legal Dept. She was a founding partner for Naiad Press in 1973 and A&M Books in 1995, and a writer of primarily lesbian popular fiction. She met secretary Muriel Inez Crawford in 1947. The couple were together for 57 years until Anyda’s death in 2006. Muriel died five months later on June 7, 2006.

The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code

1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex

January 27, 1958

Little Richard, in his quest to become a Seventh Day Adventist minister, joined the Oakwood Theological College in Huntsville, AL. He would later state: “If God can save an old homosexual like me, he can save anybody.” Of course he’s also quoted as saying: “If there was anything I loved better than a big penis, it was a bigger penis.”

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

1960 — Olympic diver Greg Louganis (born January 29, 1960) is born. He s an American Olympic diverLGBT activist, and author who won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics, on both the springboard and platform. He is the only male and the second diver in Olympic history to sweep the diving events in consecutive Olympic Games. He has been called both “the greatest American diver” and “probably the greatest diver in history.” Louganis’ ancestry is Samoan and European-American. He overcame a stutter as a child and struggled with dyslexia, asthma and depression.  Six months before the 1988 Olympics, Louganis was diagnosed with HIV. Louganis publicly came out as gay in a pre-taped announcement shown at the opening ceremony of the 1994 Gay Games. He announced his engagement to his partner, paralegal Johnny Chaillot, in People magazine, in June 2013. The two were married on October 12, 2013.

01-27-1965   Alan Cumming – Born in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland. He is a Scottish-American actor, comedian, singer, writer, filmmaker, and activist.

 Cumming’s has acted in numerous films, television shows, and plays. On Broadway, he appeared as the master of ceremonies in Cabaret, for which he won a tony Award. He appeared on The Good Wife, for which he was nominated for three PrimeTime Emmy Awards. In March 2005, Cumming received the Vito Russo Award at the 16th Annual GLAAD Median Awards for outstanding contributions toward eliminating homophobia. In the same year, he was presented with the HRC’s Humanitarian Award in San Francisco for his LGBT public stance. Cummings lives in Manhattan with his husband, illustrator Grant Shaffer, and their two dogs. The couple legally married in New York on January 7, 2012.

Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights

January 27, 1971David Bowie arrived in the U.S. for his first visit. He couldn’t perform live because of work permit restrictions, but he attracted publicity when he wore a dress at a promotional event.


The NYC Council vetoes a proposed gay rights ordinance that would have prohibited discrimination against gay men and lesbians in employment, housing and public accommodations. The bill remains a hotly contested part of City Council politics for the next 14 years. 


Elton John edged up to 3 with “Crocodile Rock” on the USA charts

January 27, 1976

David Bowie filed a $2 million lawsuit against his former attorney for unfair business practices and withholding funds


#3 on the USA charts: “Y.M.C.A.” by the Village People, #6 “A Little More Love” from Olivia Newton-John

LP charts the previous #1 Barbra Streisand’s Greatest Hits, Volume 2 dropped to third and new at 9,  Barry Manilow entered the Top 10 with his Greatest Hits package

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

01-27-1985 Eric Radford – Born in Winnipeg, Canada. He is a Canadian pair skater. With his partner, Meagan Duhamel, he won the silver medal at the 


2014 Olympics in Sochi. The pair also won the 2013 and 2014 bronze medals at the World Championships. At the Four Continents Championships, they won the gold in 2013, and the silver in 2011. He came out as gay in December of 2014. He is the first world stage figure skater to come out publicly at the height of his career. He and his partner, Meagan Duhamel, are aiming for gold in the 2018 Olympics.

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


At Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida, Whitney Houston sang the “Star Spangled Banner” and New Kids on the Block performed at halftime of Super Bowl XXV. A recording of Houston’s rendition of the national anthem was later released as a single. ABC News pre-empted the halftime show for a report by Peter Jennings on the progress of the Gulf War.

1995 – At a press conference in Washington, DC, the House majority whip, Dick Armey (R-Tex.), refers to Representative Barney Frank (born March 31, 1940) (D-Mass.) as “Barney Fag.” He later apologizes, insisting it was a slip of the tongue.

01-27-1999 The gay-themed romantic comedy film Trick premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.


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

2006 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day is created by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides. Thousands of lesbians and gay men were killed.

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

01-27-2010 On this date the registered partnership of Iceland’s Prime Minister, Jóhanna Siguröardóttir and her parter, Jónina Leósdóttir was transformed into a recognized marriage. It was on this date that same-sex marriage took effect in Iceland.



t’s no wonder that actual lesbians are upset about this appropriation of womanhood, and undermining of same-sex attraction. Eva Kurilova, a lesbian feminist, complained to Reduxx that “in queer and woke spaces, lesbians are no longer allowed to describe ourselves as same-sex attracted, as this is not seen as inclusive. . . . Instead, we have to be open to biological males in our spaces, on our dating apps, and in our sex lives.”

“He is not and can never be a woman who wants and seeks intimacy with other women,” Kurilova said. Meanwhile, Andrew Sullivan, an early pioneer of gay rights, said of Stryker’s invitation: “This is where we are. The abolition of homosexuality as a core left tenet.” Men Aren’t Lesbians | National ReviewIt’s no wonder that actual lesbians are upset about this appropriation of womanhood, and undermining of same-sex player’s refusal to wear Pride jersey a ‘middle finger’ to LGBT community | Sky News AustraliaSky News host Paul Murray says Haneen Zreika’s refusal to wear a Pride jersey in the AFLW’s Pride round on the grounds of religious belief is “very obviously a middle finger” to the LGBTQIA+ community.

“I find that a very strange thing, I couldn’t be more supportive of that community,” Mr Murray Key issues faced by LGBT youth who wish to come out of the closet | PINKVILLAWhile no one chooses the gender of people they feel an attraction to, it is easy for society to dole out homophobia towards individuals who feel conf…’ heinous crimes against thousands of LGBT+ people must never, ever be forgottenTo mark Holocaust Memorial Day, we remember those who were murdered by Nazis – and we reflect on the significance of the pink

religion is why people need therapy ,it is not therapy

religion is how the majority of oppression is authorized

religion belongs in the dustbin of history mounts as Manchester LGBT+ charity severs ties with human rights organisation over ‘extremely damaging’ statements – Manchester Evening News
“Our position from today is clear: EHRC can no longer call itself a true human rights organisation”

beyond time to protect children FROM religion settlement lets faith agencies deny LGBT adoptions | News, Sports, Jobs – Daily PressLANSING (AP) — Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with the state of Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a proposed settlement filed in federal court Tuesday, months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for a Catholic charity in a similar case. The state Department of Health and Human Services said the […] LGBT students hold protest after obscene comments from religious groupA group at Valdosta State University (VSU) held a protest Wednesday afternoon after students say two men from a religious group came onto the campus shouting obscene LGBT Afghans Face Surge in Threats, Rape, Assault Under TalibanAbuses are documented by Human Rights Watch and OutRight Action

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LGBTQ2 Blogger Nina Notes:

Most of the above is copied from one of the sites cited as sources in the daily post and as linked at the end of every post.

the history of nonheterosexuals and different historical eras views are such that there is a there is a danger to apply current decadish of time, in 2021 to past decades and centuries; particularly without application of complete history.

There is a difference between adopting male attire in the era when clothing was spelled out in law, and lesbians who passed in public, differ from those who only change clothing for personal sexual gratification, in private “cross dressors” in the language of this same era.

Laws regarding clothing exist in many nations, including capitol punishment, this is why sexual orientation is a demographic, That heterosexual women continue to be denied reproductive rights, education and professions, even where won at court; that women are a demographic. That male and female persons who are ethnically different from the majority population and with differing experiences being merged into colour blind visible minorities are differing demographics.

the farther back in time the given individual is, and why on this blog, there is a under theme of Elvis Presley, as the most prominent modern era person of the 1900s Current Era; who was photographed almost every day of his adult life., and who’s number of days on this planet have resulted in his being one of the most recognizable individuals across all cultures on the planet, which in 1950s was 1 billion people, and by his death almost 4 billion, to the 8 billion currently existing on earth.


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