July 6 for LGBTQ2

July 6, 1972

David Bowie appeared on the UK music show Top Of The Pops playing his new single ‘Starman’, his first hit since 1969’s ‘Space Oddity’ three years before. The single peaked at No.10 and stayed on the charts for 11 weeks.

July 6, 1973

In the UK, Queen release their self-titled debut album, along with their first single, “Keep Yourself Alive.” The album is released in America on September 4.

1979

The B-52s release their self-titled debut album, featuring one of their signature songs in “Rock Lobster.”

2001

A pair of Sir Elton John’s sandals was set to become the most expensive shoes in history when they went under the hammer for charity. Offers over £20,000 were invited for the Salvatore Ferragamo sandals to raise funds for Elton’s Aid Trust.

2019

With 13 weeks at #1, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X breaks the record for longest-running hip-hop song on the Hot 100. “Lose Yourself,” “Boom Boom Pow” and “See You Again” all had runs of 12 weeks.

2020

Global Pride draws more than 57 million viewers

Washington Blade–25 minutes agoLaverne Cox, Olivia NewtonJohn, Pabllo Vittar and Kesha. The event also highlighted the Black Lives Matter movement and the response to …

2021

https://westernstandardonline.com/2021/07/discourse-over-transgender-athletes-coming-to-a-head/Anger over transgender athletes coming to a head – The Western StandardA recent petition was created via change.org attempting to bar New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard from becoming the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympics.westernstandardonline.com

https://www.digitalspy.com/showbiz/a36937235/disney-luca-jack-dylan-grazer-bisexual-pronouns/Luca’s Jack Dylan Grazer comes out as bisexual, shares pronounsDisney Pixar’s Luca star Jack Dylan Grazer, who voices Alberto, has come out as bisexual and confirmed pronouns as he/they on Instagram.www.digitalspy.com

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/protesters-in-spain-flood-city-streets-after-24-year-old-gay-man-beaten-to-death-in-alleged-hate-crime-1.6090867Protesters in Spain flood city streets after 24-year-old gay man beaten to death in alleged hate crime | CBC NewsThe weekend death of a 24-year-old man has sparked widespread condemnation after friends of the victim claim he was targeted and beaten to death for being gay. The death comes amid a spike in attacks on LGBTQ people.www.cbc.ca

https://www.castanet.net/news/Canada/338987/Tory-MP-fighting-gay-blood-ban-says-Parliament-could-have-worked-better-on-C-6Tory MP fighting gay ‘blood ban’ says Parliament could have worked ‘better’ on C-6 – Canada NewsEric Duncan has spoken more about his sexuality in the past two years than he says he has in his entire 33.www.castanet.net

there is never enough lesbian, never mind space lesbians

https://www.autostraddle.com/pop-culture-fix-um-no-thank-you-grimes-janelle-monae-already-gave-us-a-perfect-lesbian-space-opera/Um, No Thank You Grimes, Janelle Monáe Already Gave Us a Perfect Lesbian Space OperaGrimes says her next album will be a space opera about a lesbian A.I. romance? Nah. Also, behind the scenes of Batwoman season two, the search for Renee Montoya, the PLL reboot fills in its cast, why Fear Street is built around a queer love story, and more!www.autostraddle.com

june 26 for LGBTQ2

1870

At the National Theatre in Munich, Wagner’s opera Die Walküre is performed for the first time, introducing the famous piece “The Ride Of The Valkyries.”

June 26, 1972

During sessions at Olympic Studios, London, England, David Bowie recorded ‘John, I’m Only Dancing’, with Mick Ronson on lead guitar and Lou Reed on rhythm guitar. The track which was released and became a hit single in the UK in September of this year was not released in America, being judged too risqué by RCA Records. The original video directed by Mick Rock, featuring androgynous dancers from Lindsay Kemp’s mime troupe, was banned by British music show Top Of The Pops.

June 26, 1974

Cher divorced Sonny Bono after 10 years of marriage. Four days later, Cher married guitarist Gregg Allman, the couple split 10 days after that, got back together and split again. They did stay married for three years, producing Elijah Blue Allman.

June 26, 1975

Sonny & Cher‘s divorce becomes final. Blogger Nina Notes: and their varity tv show, funnier.

1979

The Village People become the first disco act to play Madison Square Garden.

1982

 Human League’s Dare was 5 on the lp charts

1992

Elton John and Eric Clapton play the first of three sell-out dates at London’s Wembley Stadium. It is the first public outing for John since undergoing painful hair transplants.

2021

https://people.com/politics/the-biden-white-house-celebrates-pride/Transgender Teen Introduces Joe Biden at White House Pride Event | PEOPLE.comSixteen-year-old Ashton Mota introduced President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday as the administration kicked off the return of Pride commemorationspeople.com

Loki is a trickster god… let that sink in and consider representation.. especially when it will all be queerbaiting

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/loki-bisexual-mcu-show/Loki confirmed as bisexual in show’s third episode, becomes first major queer character in Marvel Cinematic Universe – CBS NewsThe show’s director said it was her "goal" to acknowledge Loki’s sexual orientation.www.cbsnews.com

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-9727167/Hugh-Sheridan-comes-nonbinary-bisexual-human.htmlHugh Sheridan comes out as a ‘nonbinary bisexual human’ | Daily Mail OnlineHugh Sheridan has come out as nonbinary approximately eight months after revealing that they’re attracted to both men and women.www.dailymail.co.uk

https://www.dancehallmag.com/2021/06/25/news/beenie-mans-daughter-ashley-jade-embraces-her-bisexuality-for-pride-month.htmlBeenie Man’s Daughter Ashley-Jade Embraces Her Bisexuality For Pride MonthAshley-Jade Davis, the daughter of Dancehall titan Beenie Man, celebrated pride month this year and revealed herself as an official member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) comm…www.dancehallmag.com

https://www.citynews1130.com/video/2021/06/25/canadian-blood-services-moving-to-end-ban-on-donations-from-gay-men/Canadian Blood Services moving to end ban on donations from gay men – Video – NEWS 1130www.citynews1130.com

http://www.justjared.com/2021/06/25/bowen-yang-opens-up-about-being-put-in-gay-conversion-therapy/Bowen Yang Opens Up About Being Put in Gay Conversion Therapy | Bowen Yang : Just JaredBowen Yang Opens Up About Being Put in Gay Conversion Therapy Bowen Yang is getting candid about what he’s faced in his past. The 30-year-old Saturday Night Live star spoke about being sent to gay conversion therapy as…www.justjared.com

https://www.vulture.com/article/happy-lesbian-movies.htmlThe Best Happy Lesbian Movies to StreamLesbian movies have a reputation for being sad and bleak, but we put together a list of happy movies featuring happy endings — or at least happy vibes — from the seminal ‘But I’m A Cheerleader’ to the modern classic ‘Booksmart’www.vulture.com

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/rediscovering-eve-adams-the-radical-lesbian-activistRediscovering Eve Adams, the Radical Lesbian Activist | The New YorkerHow Jonathan Ned Katz retraced the story of the woman who wrote what might be the first ethnography of American lesbian life.www.newyorker.com

in connected oppression, some would have been two spirited:

Dear religion: you operated across Canada. every province and territory need review

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/residential-school-records-missionary-of-oblates-of-mary-immaculate-1.6078260Catholic group to release all records from B.C. and Saskatchewan residential schools | CBC NewsThe Catholic religious order that operated residential schools in Saskatchewan and British Columbia where hundreds of unmarked graves have been found says it will disclose all historical documents in its possession.www.cbc.ca

meanwhile in the celebrity o sphere

She is an exhibitionist – hold a fundraiser and upstages own event.

https://torontosun.com/entertainment/music/madonna-stuns-fans-with-breast-baring-pride-club-performanceMadonna stuns fans with breast-baring Pride club performance | Toronto SunMadonna stunned fans at The Standard Hotel’s Boom Boom Room in New York on Thursday night by performing on the bar.torontosun.com

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