may 25 for lgbtq2

May 25, 1895

In London, playwright/poet/novelist Oscar Wilde was convicted and sentenced to two years’ hard labor for “gross indecency,” a term used at that time to mean “homosexual acts not amounting to buggery.”

1927

At the Sam Harris Theatre in New York City, Movietone News was shown for the first time. These newsreels were produced for showing in theaters until 1967 when television competition led to their extinction.

May 25, 1962

The West Side Story soundtrack goes to #1 in the US, where it stays for a record 54 (non-consecutive) weeks.

1985

Wham!’s “Everything She Wants” hits #1 in the US, making them the first group since the Bee Gees to have three #1 hits from the same album.

1994

– Barbra Streisand postponed the first night of a six-night stand in Anaheim, CA. She had come down with viral laryngitis.

2004

Nineteen-year-old Avril Lavigne releases her second album, Under My Skin, with the hits “Don’t Tell Me” and “My Happy Ending.” It sells 3 million copies in America.

Madonna cancelled three shows in Israel after terrorists threatened to kill her and her kids. A spokesperson said she was targeted because she symbolises the West and not because she practises the Jewish faith Kabbalah.

2010
Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls wins Season 10 of Dancing With The Stars.

2021

https://commercialobserver.com/2021/05/there-are-just-21-lesbian-bars-left-in-the-u-s-and-some-wont-reopen/There Are Just 21 Lesbian Bars Left in the US, and Some Won’t Reopen – Commercial ObserverLesbian bars are disappearing, and COVID has highlighted how precarious, how beloved, and how necessary these institutions are. commercialobserver.com

it is not “antiwhite racism” it is white oppression devoid of remembering history of USA. balancing historic wrongs is needed

resisting them is extending the wrongs

and fear of heterosexuals is reasonable to lgbtq2, eh

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/05/tulsi-gabbard-accuses-black-lesbian-chicago-mayor-lori-lightfoot-anti-white-racism/Tulsi Gabbard accuses Black lesbian Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot of “anti-white racism” / LGBTQ NationGabbard, who worked for an anti-LGBTQ organization before being elected to office, is outraged white reporters weren’t privileged for a few hours…www.lgbtqnation.com

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/05/rapper-dies-bisexual-threeway-jumped-off-balcony-hide-wife/Rapper dies during bisexual threeway. He jumped off a balcony to hide from his wife. / LGBTQ NationWhen someone knocked on the hotel door, he bolted…www.lgbtqnation.com

queer for april 6

queer for april 6

1984

Thomas Dolby (“She Blinded Me With Science”) made his first U.S. concert appearance at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center – Mair Hall in Poughkeepsie, New York.

1992

Celline Dion released the single “If You Asked Me To” in Canada and the United States. She released the song in June in the U.K.

1996
Celine Dion remained at #1 for a third week with “Because You Loved Me”. Mariah Carey debuted at #2 with “Always Be My Baby”

1998
Dick Clark, Chubby Checker, Fabian and Lesley Gore appeared on the CBS-TV sitcom “Murphy Brown.”

Wendy O. Williams former singer of The Plasmatics died from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Williams was known for her wild stage theatrics which included blowing up equipment, near nudity and chain-sawing guitars. In January 1981 police in Milwaukee arrested her for simulating sex on stage, later that same year in Cleveland, Ohio Williams was acquitted of an obscenity charge for simulating sex on stage wearing only shaving cream.

2000
An all-star tribute to Joni Mitchell was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City featuring performances by Elton John, Bryan Adams, Shawn Colvin, James Taylor, Cyndi Lauper, Richard Thompson, k.d. Lang, and Mary Chapin Carpenter.

2003

Avril Lavigne won four Juno Awards including Album of the Year and Best New Artist of the Year. Shania Twain won three statues including Best Artist of the Year.

2016
Following his death in January, fans pushed six David Bowie albums into the UK Top 40, three of which made the Top 10.

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