July 2 for LGBTQ2

July 2, 1966

David Bowie and The Lower Third appeared at The Lion Hotel in Warrington, England, (they were paid £30 for the gig). Also appearing was The Powerhouse which featured Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Steve Winwood and Paul Jones.

1966

 Soundtrack to “The Sound of Music” was #5 after 67 weeks.

July 2, 1971

Queen appeared at Surrey College, England. This was the group’s first gig with the line-up of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon.

July 2, 1972

David Bowie appeared at the Rainbow Pavilion, Torquay, England.

July 2, 1973

Roxy Music’s synthesizer player Brian Eno quit after personality clashes with the band’s singer Bryan Ferry

1977

 Barry Manilow moved from 13-5 with his eighth hit in three years” “Looks like we made it”.

The Soundtrack to “A Star Is Born” was the #1 album in the U.K.

1979

Abba released the single “Voulez Vous”.

1983

  Culture Club had #4–“Time (Clock of the Heart)”

1984

Cyndi Lauper released the single “She Bop”. – an ode to female masturbation written by Prince

1986

Prince’s new movie Under the Cherry Moon was released to theaters.

1988Tracy Chapman started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with her self-titled debut LP. Helped by her performance at the ‘Nelson Mandela’s 70th Birthday Tribute Concert’ at Wembley Stadium, also No.1 in the US.

1990

Representatives of the Italian Catholic Church announce they’ll attempt to put a stop to Madonna’s concerts in Rome because of her alleged inappropriate use of crucifixes and sacred symbols. And They Did. 

2003

Beyonce had the #1 album with her first solo release Dangerously in Love.

2005

The world’s biggest music stars united in concerts around the world to put pressure on political leaders ahead of the G8 summit to tackle poverty in Africa.MTV and VH1 aired the eight hours of theconcerts in 10 cities, including London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin, Johannesburg, Rome and Moscow played to hundreds of thousands of people. A TV audience of several hundred million watched the gigs of  Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, U2, Madonna, The Who, Bryan Adams, Sting, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd, Green Day, the Dave Matthews Band, Destiny’s Child, Neil Young, Coldplay, the Pet Shop Boys, the Cure, Shakira, Maroon 5 and Jay-Z were among the performers.

2018

Ansel Elgort and Harry Styles are two of the five young actors to test for the role of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming biopic.

2021

EU leaders last week challenged Orban over a new law banning Hungarian schools from using materials seen as promoting homosexuality, with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte telling him to respect LGBT rights or leave the bloc. read more

“This is a colonial approach,” Orban told public radio on Friday. “They just give no thought to what they can and cannot say about another nation and the laws of another country.”

Blogger Nina Notes: name calling to deflect from wrongdoing is a common tactic by those called out. In Fact, lasws against demographics is EXACTLY what We Lest Not Forget.

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/dutch-criticism-hungary-over-lgbt-rights-reeks-colonial-past-orban-2021-07-02/Dutch criticism of Hungary over LGBT rights reeks of ‘colonial’ past -Orban | ReutersDutch criticism of Hungary over a new law on LGBT rights reeks of a moral supremacy rooted in a colonial past, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.www.reuters.com

heterosexual men being bothered others exist are the problem, for heterosexual women and LGBTQ2

https://www.rferl.org/a/georgia-pride-lgbt-tbilisi-protest-arrests-ultra-nationalists/31337575.htmlTwenty Arrested As Ultranationalists Attempt To Disrupt LGBT Event In TbilisiTwenty people were detained as Georgian ultranationalists attempted to disrupt a film screening at the opening of the four-day Tbilisi Pride LGBT rights festival, which aims to combat homophobia and transphobia. Outside the July 1 screening, protesters clashed with law enforcement personnel and threw stones and eggs, with some resisting

“What I would like to happen is for the LGBT lobby to apologise to me and to hundreds of others, who have been subjected to the most atrocious social media and public comment, because we have dared to stand for traditional marriage and traditional values.

Nina Notes: we do not have to apologize for existing or asserting ourselves, traditions are oppression, and those heteros are not harmed by being disagreed with – LGBT is harmed by being marginalized, oppressed, genocides and outsourced genocide as suicide rates.

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/lgbt-communityshould-say-sorry-to-me-dups-jim-wells-demands-apology-overhurtful-comments-40606406.htmlLGBT community should say sorry to me: DUP’s Jim Wells demands apology over ‘hurtful’ commentsDUP MLA Jim Wells says he has nothing to apologise for to the LGBT community for, instead saying they should apologise to him.www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk

arrest.www.rferl.org

it is not propaganda that LGBT exist and are a market niche and voter block,

https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/02/russian-food-retailer-defies-gay-propaganda-law-with-lgbt-family-featuring-ad-a74414Russian Food Retailer Defies ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law With LGBT Family-Featuring Ad – The Moscow Times“We believe not featuring the families of our real customers would be hypocritical,” VkusVill said.www.themoscowtimes.com

queeer for may 9

1978

The original Broadway production of the musical “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” starring Nell Carter, André De Shields, and Charlaine Woodard, opened at New York’s Longacre Theatre for 1604 performances.

1981

Adam and the Ants were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Stand And Deliver.’ The song enjoyed a five-week run at No.1.

2013

David Bowie’s latest video, which starred Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard, was temporarily pulled from YouTube over its graphic content. “The Next Day” featured heavy religious imagery, including Cotillard bleeding from stigmata marks. The video sees Bowie performing in a basement bar, surrounded by religious figures, while Oldman, dressed as a priest, punches a beggar before dancing with a prostitute, played by Oscar-winner Cotillard. YouTube admitted making the “wrong call” in removing the video, and reinstated it with an adult content warning.

2011

Actress (Glen or Glenda)/songwriter (Rock-A-Hula Baby) Dolores Fuller died at age 88.

Interview with Dolores Fuller | Elvis Articles – Elvis Australia

Elvis Songwriter, Dolores Fuller has passed away | Elvis Articles

For Elvis CD Collectors • Ed Wood – Elvis Connection: Dolores Fuller

Dolores Fuller, Ed Wood Star and Elvis Songwriter, Dead at 88

2017

 Harry Styles channels Elvis Presley during performance of his single Sign of the Times ahead of album release

Harry Styles channels Elvis Presley during performance of his single Sign of the Times ahead of album release

2020
Little Richard died.

Little Richard interview: ‘If I had been white, there never would …

Telegraph.co.uk–May 9, 2020Little Richard interview: ‘If I had been white, there never would have been an Elvis Presley‘. In this interview from 1999, the late rock’n’roll star …Little Richard, ‘Queen of Rock’n’roll’, dies at 87
In-Depth–The Times–May 9, 2020

Blogger Nina Notes: Elvis Presley recorded a Little Richard song that allowed him to quit his day job and start his own recording career.

queer for april 14

queer for april 14
1960

The original Broadway production of the musical “Bye Bye Birdie,” starring Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke, Dick Gautier, Paul Lynde, Kay Medford, and Michael J. Pollard, opened at New York’s Martin Beck Theater for 607 performances.

1967

David Bowie’s novelty record ‘The Laughing Gnome’ was released in the UK. The track consisted of the singer meeting and conversing with the creature of the title, whose sped-up voice (created by Bowie and studio engineer Gus Dudgeon) delivered several puns on the word “gnome”. The song became a hit when reissued in 1973, despite it being radically different to his material at the time, the single made No. 6 in the UK charts.

1969
Barbra Streisand (Funny Girl) tied Katherine Hepburn (The Lion In Winter) for Best Actress at the Academy Awards.

April 14, 1972
David Bowie released ‘Starman’ as a single in the UK, which became his first hit since 1969’s ‘Space Oddity’ three years before. The song was a late addition to the album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars included at the insistence of RCA’s Dennis Katz, who heard a demo and loved the track, believing it would make a great single. The lyrics describe Ziggy Stardust bringing a message of hope to Earth’s youth through the radio, salvation by an alien ‘Starman’.

1973
Anne Murray was at 7 with “Danny’s Song”

1978
The Johnny Cash special “Spring Fever” aired on CBS-TV with guests Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter, June Carter Cash, Rosanne Cash and Ray Charles.

1979
song charts
Gloria Gaynor’s former #1 “I Will Survive” was at 2
Blondie had song #8 with “Heart Of Glass”, with number nine Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman had “Stumblin’ In”

Lp Charts
Gloria Gaynor with Love Tracks at #6

1980
ABC aired Olivia Newton John’s TV special “Olivia’s Hollywood Nights,” with guest performers Elton John, the Carpenters, and Andy Gibb.

1984

on the LP Charts:
#2 The “Footloose” Soundtrack

#6 Culture Club with Colour By Numbers,

#7 the Eurythmics’ album Touch
#9 The Pretenders album Learning to Crawl
#10 Cyndi Lauper She’s So Unusual.

The Texas Board of Education began requiring that the state’s public school textbooks describe evolution as “theory rather than fact.”

(what LGBTQ2 contends with)

1986

Members of the First Church of the Nazarene in Ironton, Ohio, held a record burning after evangelist Jim Brown told them that the song “A Horse is a Horse,” the theme song from the U.S. TV show “Mr. Ed,” contained satanic messages when played backwards
(what LGBTQ2 contends with)

1993

In Bosnia, Joan Baez performed for 700 people in war-torn Sarajevo.

2004

Dolly Parton received the Living Legend Medal from the U.S. Library of Congress for her contributions to the cultural heritage of the United States.

Sophie B. Hawkins (“As I Lay Me Down”) won a lawsuit against a man selling pirated copies of her new album Wilderness.

2008

Brian May, guitarist for Queen, was named chancellor of John Moore University in Liverpool, England.

2013

Justin Bieber caused outrage after writing a message in a guestbook at the Anne Frank Museum, which stated he hoped the Holocaust victim would have been a fan. The 19-year-old wrote: “Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber.” It provoked fierce online criticism of the Canadian singer, who was in Amsterdam as part of a tour.

Bieber has claimed to be bisexual, most likely as queerbaiting audience, and has embarrassed Canada several times, including being rape positive in a rolling stone interview.

2017

Harry Styles’s debut single ‘Sign of the Times’ broke Ed Sheeran’s 13-week run at the top of the UK charts. The One Direction star achieved his first No.1 as a solo artist with this release – the first from his self-titled debut album.

The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival opened near Palm Springs, California. Scheduled headliners during the 4-day event spread over two weekends were Radiohead, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar, with more than 160 other music acts slated to perform.

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