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September 11, 2022

BCE to The Suffragettes

09-11-1885 – 03-02-1930 D.H. Lawrence (David Herbert Richards Lawrence) – Born in Eastwood, 

Nottinghamshire, England. He was an English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic, and painter. In March 1912 Lawrence met Frieda Weekly, his life partner. While he was writing Women In Love in Cornwall during 1916-1917, Lawrence developed a strong and possibly romantic relationship with a Cornish farmer named William Henry Hocking. Although it is not clear if their relationship was sexual, Frieda said she believed it was. Lawrence’s fascination with the theme of homosexuality, which is overtly manifested in Women In Love, could be related to his own sexual orientation. In a letter written during 1913, he writes, “I should like to 

know why nearly every man that approaches greatness tends to homosexuality, whether he admits it or not…” He is also quoted as saying, “I believe the nearest I’ve come to perfect love was with a young coal-miner when I was about 16.” Lawrence is best known for his novels The FoxSons and LoversThe RainbowWomen In Love, and Lady Chatterley’s LoverThe Fox had a lesbian theme and was made into a film in 1967. Lawrence died at the age of 44 in Vence, France from complications of tuberculosis.

09-11-1911 – 10-02-1971 Bola de Nieve (born Ignacio Jacinto Villa 

Fernández) – Born in Guanabacoa, La Habana, Cuba. He was a Cuban singer-pianist and songwriter. He worked as a chauffeur and played piano for silent films. In the early 1930s, Cuban singer Rita Montaner hired Bola as an accompanist. Bola later developed his own original style as pianist and singer. He toured widely in Europe and the Americas. He was openly gay.

09-11-1913 – 06-15-2000 Barbara Macdonald – Born in Pomona, California. She 

was a social worker, lesbian feminist, and ageism activist. Her activism inspired the formation of the group Old Lesbians Organizing for Change. When she attended Santa Ana Junior College from 1932 to 1937, she was nearly expelled for being a lesbian. In 1974, she retired as a social worker and in the same year, she met Cynthia Rich, who was teaching a feminist workshop that Macdonald attended. In 1983, Macdonald and Rich, published Look Me in the Eye: Women, Aging and Ageism. Macdonald and Rich would be together for twenty-six years. In the last four years of her life, she suffered from debilitating memory loss. She died of Alzheimer’s disease on June 15, 2000.

09-11-1935 – 07-10-1991 Gerome Ragni – Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an American actor, singer, and songwriter, 

Gerome Ragni

best known as the co-author of the 1960s musical Hair. Even though he was married, he did have an intimate relationship with James Rado, according to an interview in The AdvocateHair is a bisexual rock musical that changed the modern musical and helped turn public opinion against the Vietnam War. It was the first rock musical on Broadway, the first Broadway show to feature full nudity and the first to feature a same-sex kiss. At the center of Hair is a bisexual triangle between the character Berger, Sheila, and Claude. But the central love relationship in the show is between Claude and Berger, the characters based on the relationship of Rado and Ragni. There is also a love relationship between Sheila and Jeannie. The Broadway production got two Tony nominations, and the cast album went to number one, receiving a Grammy. The musical had four number one hit singles. In 1979, Hair was made into a film. Since 1967, Hair has been performed continuously around the world.

Ted Olson

09-11-1940 Ted Olson (Theodore) – Born in Chicago, Illinois. He is an American lawyer and straight ally. Ted Olson and David Boles were the two lawyers retained by the American Foundation for Equal Rights. Both lawyers fought against CA Prop. 8 in court. His work on the lawsuit earned him a place among Time magazine’s 100’s greatest thinkers. In January 2010, Olson published a cover essay in Newsweek magazine entitled “The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage.” In 2011 Olson and Boles were awarded the ABA Medal, the highest award of the American Bar Association. He has been one of the most outspoken advocates for gay marriage in the Republican party. Olson’s third wife, Barbara Kay Olson was a passenger on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 that crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. In 2006, Olson married Lady Booth, a tax attorney from Kentucky and a lifelong Democrat.

On September 11, 2001, Olson’s wife, Barbara Kay Olson, was killed on the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 that crashed into the Pentagon.

09-11-1948 Jewelle Gomez – Born in Boston, Massachusetts. She is an American author, poet, critic, and playwright. Gomez 

Jewelle Gomez

was raised by her great-grandmother, Grace, who was born on Indian land in Iowa to an African-American mother and Ioway (native American) father. During the 1960s, Gomez was involved with Black political and social movements, which is reflective in her writing. Her work often intersects and addresses multiple ethnicities, as well as lesbian and feminist issues. Her fiction and poetry are included in over one hundred anthologies. She has written literary and film criticism for many publications, including The Village Voice, The San Francisco Chronicle, Ms. Magazine, and Black Scholar. She and her wife, Dr. Diane Sabin, were among the litigants against the state of California suing for the right to legal marriage. They were among the 18,000 couples married in California before Prop. 8 was passed.

The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code

1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex


Police are called to break up a crowd of rowdy teenagers following the showing of the film Rock Around The Clock at the Trocadero Cinema in London, England. The following day, The Times prints a reader’s letter that says in part: “The hypnotic rhythm and the wild gestures have a maddening effect on a rhythm loving age group and the result of its impact is the relaxing of all self control.” The film is quickly banned in several English cities.


The U.S. Congress passed legislation authorizing the creation of food stamps.

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

The Rejected (Documentary, 1961)

“Debuting on September 11, 1961, The Rejected was notable for not only being the first ever televised documentary on homosexuality ever aired in America, but for its inclusion of homosexuals in the conversation.” “The Rejected was originally produced by KQED for National Educational Television (NET) – the predecessor of WNET – and first aired on September 11th 1961, on KQED Ch.9 in the Bay Area.” (DIVA, San Francisco State Univ.) The documentary was made for under $100 and features experts speaking about homosexuality from their various fields’ perspectives. Each expert dispels a negative stereotype in her or his segment, giving positive and normalizing view of homosexuality. The program is well received by viewers and critics. The Rejected was produced for KQED by John W. Reavis. It was later syndicated to National Educational Television (NET) stations across the country. The 60-minute film received positive critical reviews.

09-11-1962 Kristy McNichol – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is an American actress and singer. McNichol is known for 

Kristy McNichol

her roles as Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence on the television drama series Family and as Barbara Weston on the sitcom Empty Nest. On January 6, 2012, she publicly announced she’s a lesbian and had been living with her partner, Martie Allen, for 20 years. She stated she chose to come out to help younger gay women deal with bullying.


USA LP charts Soundtrack to “The Sound of Music” was fourth and The Soundtrack to “Mary Poppins” came in #7

Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights


Joan Baez had the #1 Easy Listening song again with “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”.


Janis Ian is awarded her first Gold record for the album “Between The Lines”. The LP contains her biographical single “At Seventeen”, which was still climbing the charts and will peak in the US at number three.

1976 –

A California Appeals court upholds lewd conduct convictions of two men arrested for “kissing in public” in a parked car at a freeway rest stop. Both are ordered to register as sex offenders

Elton John & Kiki Dee’s multi-format smash “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” was #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart.


David Bowie and Bing Crosby filmed a duet version of “Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy” for what turned out to be Crosby’s last television Christmas special. The recording of the song first appeared on Crosby’s “Merrie Olde Christmas” album. Released as a single, it has become a perennial holiday favorite. David Bowie and Bing Crosby recorded a duet version of “The Little Drummer Boy.” The song appeared on Crosby’s “Merrie Olde Christmas” LP.

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


Elton John rose to #1 on the AC chart with “Blue Eyes”.

Mayssa Pessoa

09-11-1984 Mayssa Pessoa – Born in Joäo Pessoa, Brazil. She is a Brazilian handball goalkeeper who plays for CSM Bucuresti 

in the Romanian League and the Brazilian national team. She was one of nearly two dozen out LGBT Olympians at the London games. She was named All-Star Goalkeeper of the Pan American Championship, 2013. She also received the MVP of the Bucharest Trophy, 2014.


Level 42’s ‘It’s Over’, became the first CD video single to go on sale in the UK. It contained twenty minutes of music and five minutes of video (which remained unseen until CDV players went on sale).

Elton John’s “Greatest Hits Volume 3” was released.

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


George Michael released his second solo album, the incredible Listen Without Prejudice.

1993 – The film And the Band Played On premieres. It was based on a 1987 book by San Francisco Chronicle journalist Randy Shilts (August 8, 1951 – February 17, 1994). The book chronicles the discovery and spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) with a special emphasis on government indifference and political infighting, specifically in the United States, to what was then perceived as a specifically gay disease. Shilts’ premise is that AIDS was allowed to happen: while the disease is caused by a biological agent, incompetence and apathy toward those initially affected allowed its spread to become much worse. The film stars Lily Tomlin, Richard Gere, Alan Alda, Matthew Modine, and Anjelica Houston. It was dedicated to notable people with AIDS and survivors of the epidemic.

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

September 11, 2001

Olivia Newton-John released the compilation album “Magic: The Very Best Of Olivia Newton-John.”

9/11 the terrorism event of the century

i copied this before the original website disappeared

9/11 included Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and probably trans – who were treated differently than heterosexual counterparts: see the link for the most complete list:

The Forgotten Queers of 9/11 | Nina’s Soap Bubble Box

the spouses of men and women who died on 9/11 excluded those who were gay left out of mainstream media left out of compensation and public recognition even tho, one of us, was a hero Remembering Ou…

Remembering the LGBT victims and heroes of 9/11 – Sdlgbtn › commentary › 2019/09/11

Jan 8, 2022 — This list was completed soon after the attacks and has been updated since. Among the openly gay people known dead at the World Trade Center is …

The Hidden Queer Stories and Heroes of 9/11 – OUT FRONT › the-hidden-queer-…

Sept 11, 2021 — On the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we share and honor the stories of queer Americans and heroes who lost their lives.


A study from the University of Leicester found that more than a quarter of classical music fans had tried cannabis. Researchers were trying to find out what people’s taste in music revealed about their lifestyles. The UK study also revealed that blues buffs are the most likely to have received a driving penalty. Hip hop and dance music fans were more likely to have multiple sex partners and were among the biggest drug-takers surveyed. More than 2,500 people were interviewed for the study, which was published in the scientific journal Psychology of Music.

Unnamed Common Oppressor VSHeterosexual women VS Trans vs LGB/


87-year-old Doris Day became the oldest female artist ever to hit the U.K. Top Ten with an album of newly-released material when “My Heart” debuted at #9.


A 1963 demo tape made by David Bowie and one of his early bands, The Konrads, sold at a UK auction for nearly 40,000 Pounds. The 18-minute recording was owned by the band’s drummer David Hadfield, who had discovered it in an old bread basket in his loft.

cited sources

Today in LGBT History   by Ronni Sanlo

Today in LGBT History – September 11 | Ronni Sanlo › today-in-lgbt-history-septembe…

Sept 11, 2018 — Today marks the 17th anniversary of the Sept11, 2001 attacks on America.Nearly 3000 people were killed in the largest terrorist attack on …

The Lavender Effect

canada pride


people link events link

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.


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


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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