September 5 2022

BCE to The Suffragettes

09-05-1912 – 08-12-1992 John Cage – Born in Los Angeles, California. He was an 

American composer, music theorist, writer, and artist. He was a pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments. Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde. Critics have called him one of the most influential American composers of the 20th century. He was also instrumental in the development of modern dance, mostly through his association with choreographer Merce Cunningham, who was also Cage’s romantic partner for most of their lives. Photo of John Cage, on the left, and his lover, Merce Cunningham on the right.

The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code

09-05-1946 – 11-24-1991 Freddie Mercury – Born Farrokh Bulsara in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar ( now Tanzania). He was a British singer, songwriter, and producer, best known as the lead singer and lyricist for rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona 

Freddie Mercury

and powerful vocals over a four-octave range. In the early 1970s, Mercury had a long-term relationship with Mary Austin. By the mid-1970s, the singer had begun an affair with a male American record executive at Elektra Records. It ended his relationship with Mary Austin. During the early-to-mid-1980s, he was romantically involved with Barbara Valentin, an Austrian actress. By 1985, he began another long-term relationship with hairdresser Jim Hutton. Hutton lived with Mercury for the last six years of his life. Mercury died of bronchopneumonia brought on by AIDS on November 24, 1991, one day after publicly acknowledging he had the disease. In 1992 he was posthumously awarded the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Music. As a member of Queen, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex

1954, UK – Violet Ellen Katherine Jones pretends to be a man so that she may marry Joan Lee in the Catholic Church. Rev. D. Clark performs the ceremony but then informs the Bishop of his suspicions. The couple is caught and taken to court where they admit to making false statements on their marriage license. They’re fined £25.

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

 1965

Sonny & Cher made their first live UK appearance when they appeared at the 100 Club in London.

1967 – The television series N.Y.P.D. was the first series in America to air an episode with a gay theme. It was entitled “Shakedown.” The police track down a man blackmailing gay men, prompting several suicides.

1969 – Unitarian Universalist minister James Stoll (January 18, 1936 – December 8, 1994) is the first ordained minister in the U.S. or Canada to publically come out. He did so at the annual Continental Conference of Student Religious Liberals on September 5, 1969 at the La Foret Conference Center near Colorado Springs, Colorado. He led the effort that convinced the Unitarian Universalist Association to pass the first-ever gay rights resolution, in 1970. He also founded the first counseling center for gays and lesbians in San Francisco, then, in the 1970s, he established the first hospice on Maui. He was president of the San Francisco chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union in 1990s. He died at the age of 58 from complications of heart and lung disease, exacerbated by obesity and a lifelong smoking habit.

Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights

 1970

Janis Joplin started recording sessions recording a version of the Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster song ‘Me and Bobby McGee’. Joplin, (who was a lover and a friend of Kristofferson’s from the beginning of her career to her death), topped the US singles chart with the song in 1971 after her death, making the song the second posthumous No.1 single in US chart history after ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay’ by Otis Redding.

 Colombia changes “homosexual behavior” from a felony into a misdemeanor, and the maximum penalty is reduced to three years.

1975

Janis Ian moving up to #4 on the USA song charts with “At Seventeen”, while David Bowie with his biggest career hit “Fame” at #7, and Barry Manilow’s adaptation of Frederic Chopin (“Could It Be Magic”) moved into the Top 10 at #9

LP chsrts:  Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy by Elton John fell to 2 while Janis Ian enjoyed the biggest album of her career with Between the Lines.  

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

1981

Soft Cell were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of ‘Tainted Love.’ The song had been a hit for Gloria Jones in 1964.

1983

Cyndi Lauper released the single “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”, although it wouldn’t become a hit until months later.

1987: 

The Homomonument, a memorial to LGBT victims of the Nazis, is dedicated at Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Homomonument is a memorial in the center of Amsterdam and commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their homosexuality. Opened on September 5, 1987, it takes the form of three large pink triangles made of granite, set into the ground so as to form a larger triangle, on the bank of the Keizersgracht canal near the historic Westerkerk church. The Homomonument was designed to “inspire and support lesbians and gays in their struggle against denial, oppression and discrimination.” It was the first monument in the world to commemorate gays and lesbians who were killed by the Nazis. Later, similar monuments were created in a number of cities all around the world.

The US Rock ‘n’ Roll TV show American Bandstand was officially cancelled after 30 years on ABC-TV.

09-05-1989 Elena Delle Donne – Born in Wilmington, Delaware. At 6 feet 5 inches, she is a U.S. professional basketball player for the 

Elena Delle Donne

Chicago Sky in the WNBA. On September 16, 2015, she was named the WNBA MVP for the 2015 season. In 2014 and in 2016 she played in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Games. In 2016, Delle Donne’s engagement to long-time girlfriend Amanda Clifton was announced in Vogue magazine. It was the first public acknowledgment of her sexuality, although many photos of the two have appeared on social media.

90s: Slurs Reclaimed: Act Up! Lesbian Avengers and Queer Nation

1991 – ACT UP activists unfurl a giant condom at the home of N.C. Senator Jesse Helms who opposed sex education and AIDS research funding. Helms wrote the law barring HIV+ people from entering the U.S. That law was repealed in 2012.

1997

Elton John sang an updated version of “Candle In The Wind” at the funeral of England’s Princess Diana at Westminster Abbey in London.  The song, which was named “Candle In The Wind ’97”  would go on to be the top-selling single of all-time.

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

2006

Arctic Monkeys won this year’s UK Mercury Prize for their album ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not.’ The Sheffield-based bands album became the fastest-selling debut in chart history after shifting more than 360,000 copies in its first week of release in Feb 2006.

Unnamed Common Oppressor VSHeterosexual women VS Trans vs LGB/

2016

An asteroid was named after Freddie Mercury to mark what would have been the singer’s 70th birthday. The Queen frontman has had his name attached to Asteroid 17473, which was discovered in 1991 – the year he died. Queen guitarist Brian May told a gathering of 1,250 fans at Montreux Casino in Switzerland that the asteroid would now be known as Asteroid 17473 Freddiemercury.

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Today in LGBT History   by Ronni Sanlo

Today in LGBT History – September 5 – Ronni Sanlo

https://ronnisanlo.com › today-in-lgbt-history-septembe…

Sept 5, 2017 — The Homomonument was designed to “inspire and support lesbians and gays in their struggle against denial, oppression and discrimination.” It was …

The Lavender Effect

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LGBTQ2 Blogger Nina Notes:

To Each Decade it’s Age of Understanding, do not under consider differing geographies, nor the heterosexual clash of cultures – in particular – do not read backwards the words of humans now to earlier ages, to each own expression in culture and under legal conditions; and to all biology applies, regardless of what humans think is understood, rather than told, the why and when.

Sex the act of; is central to religion, war – who gets to what to who- vs which has had a no.

Understood as noting to be debated, quibbled nor negotiated.

Both in personal lives, in public and the workplaces, which were gender divided owing to sexual roles, across cultures and times.

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music and movie information from my previous blog

Our Daily Elvis

where I note, The Last Elvis Secret given what the Memphis Mafia wrote about Presley Parties, the only thing not officially and rarely luridly written about was the balance of probability Elvis Presley was bisexual, and was described by heterosexual men as being so attractive as to raise a question – including Jerry Reed, writer and performer. And given Larry Geller’s descriptions of being accused by other Memphis Mafia members of being gay with Elvis during the private hair cut sessions -rather makes it seem the Memphis Mafia were jealous, and with Larry having to point out that were they admitting Elvis was bisexual?

As if Geller, a Hollywood hairdress would have a problem and his challenge back to those accusers was were they admitting Elvis was bisexual with the accusation? the last Elvis secret, along with the suicide note left in 1977, all swore to not reveal.

And each Memphis Mafia Member book was all about the orgies and parties Elvis made them attend, as if that was not why they were his friends acquired over time, to Red West, who saved Elvis from high school bathroom beatings and haircuts.

from my original blog:

Books: Death of Elvis

Books: Best and Worst

Books: Elvis My Best Man by George Klein and Genuine Elvis by Ronnie McDowel

Book: Baby Let’s Play House – Alanna Nash

see also:

Elvis and Lenny Bruce

However:

With the new theatric Biopic that will reveal Elvis’ self harm in both diet and injuries as a pretense to get cancer level drugs from doctors and dentists and anyone who would administer anything, including an induced week long coma for weight loss in Vegas, known to any Elvis fan who read:

the Darkest Elvis Secret was said by his StepMom on National USA tv. That one can be famous and rich and be depressed, connects to why western nations have the highest suicide rates: direct/obvious and passive. In 2017 it was revealed Elvis Presley left a suicide note, and that was why the life insurance policy was never cashed.

Was There A Dark Side to Elvis and Gladys?

It is important to note that the majority of sexual predators and murderers are males who victimize: pick the most inclusive or the most diverse statement of victim categories:

A) women and other men

B) men and women

C) heterosexual men, heterosexual women and LGBTQ2

D) heterosexual men, heterosexual women, gay/bisexual men, bisexual women, lesbians and NB/Transpersons

Extra Credit:

now factor in how to phrase that sentence and include 1 ethnicity 2 disability – physical of body and/or of the brain and persons without religion/spirituality

The last elvis fan screamed at by the Memphis mafia

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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