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LGBTQ2 for February 10

BCE to The Suffragettes

1893 – William “Big Bill” Tilden (February 10, 1893 – June 5, 1953)is born in Philadelphia. Almost as popular as Babe Ruth, Tilden was America’s tennis hero.He is often considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Tilden was the World No. 1 player for six years from 1920 through 1925. During his lifetime, however, he was a flamboyant character who was never out of the public eye, acting in both movies and plays as well as playing tennis. He also had two arrests for sexual misconduct with teenage boys in the late 1940s; these led to incarcerations in the Los Angeles area. After his convictions he was shunned in public. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1959, six years after his death.

02-10-1908 – 09-27-2002 Charles Henri Ford – Born in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Ford was an American poet, novelist, filmmaker, photographer, and collage artist, best known for his 

editorship of the Surrealist magazine View (1940-1947) in New York City. He dropped out of school and by age 16 had started his first magazine, Blues (subtitled “A Bisexual Bimonthly”). He went to Paris and became part of Gertrude Stein’s salon. His life-partner was artist Pavel Tchelitchew until his death in 1957. Ford returned from Rome, Italy to the U.S. in 1962 where he lived for many years in The Dakota apartment building in New York City.

1911, Germany – The German League for the Protection of Mothers and Sexual Reform’ (‘Deutscher Bund für Mutterschutz und Sexualreform’)condemns anti-gay Paragraph 175 and voices its rejection of attempts to extend the law to cover women as well as men.

1916 – Mansel Vardaman Boyle (1877-1945), the “Gay Deceiver,” appears in a burlesque show. He was a famous and successful female impersonator of the day and was living with gay silent film star J. Warren Kerrigan(July 25, 1879 – June 9, 1947)in Los Angeles from at least 1936 to 1938, though Kerrigan’s long-time lover was actor James Carroll Vincent(November 9, 1897 – May 15, 1948).

02-10-1920 – 12-10-2010 Adele Starr – Born in Brooklyn, New York,. She and her husband moved to the Los Angles area in 1951. It was when Philip Starr, the couple’s second son, came 

out to his parents in 1974, that his mother got involved with gay rights. Although the gay rights movement was well underway by then he recalled, “being gay was still seen as a mental illness.” In 1976, Adele Starr founded the Los Angeles chapter of PFLAG. In 1979, she spoke on the steps of the U.S. Capitol at a march for gay rights. Two years later, she became PFLAG’s first national president; she served in that capacity until 1986 and remained a forceful advocate for civil rights and, in later years for the legalization of same-sex marriage.

The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code

02-10-1944 – 06-18-1992 Peter Allen – Born in Tenterfield, Australia. He was an Australian singer, songwriter, pianist, and entertainer. His songs were made popular by many recording artists, including Elkie Brooks, Melissa Manchester, and Olivia Newton-John. In 1981, Arthur’s Theme won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Allen was the first husband of Liza Minnelli. They divorced after 7 years of marriage. He later came out as gay. Both he and his long-term partner, Gregory Connell, died from AIDS-related illnesses.

1946 – Ellen Marie Barrett (born February 10, 1946) is an American priest of the Episcopal Church. She was the first open lesbian to be ordained to the priesthood following the Episcopal Church’s General Convention approval of the ordination of women in 1977. Barrett’s candor about her homosexuality caused great controversy within the church. Even prior to her ordination, she was a prominent spokesperson for the rights of gaysand lesbians in the church, especially regarding their ordination.

1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex

February 10, 1956

Little Richard records “Long Tall Sally”, which will go on be his highest charting record in the US, climbing to number 6 on Billboard’s Pop chart and number 1 on the R&B chart by next April. Rolling Stone magazine has listed the tune as #56 on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time.

02-10-1958 John Yang – Born in Chillicothe, Ohio. He is a Chinese-American newscaster and journalist. Yang is an American Peabody Award-winning television news correspondent, commentator, and journalist. He is one of only a few openly gay national television correspondents.

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

02-10-1967  – Born in Los Angeles, California. She is an LGBT supporter. She played Ellen’s love interest when she came out on her show in the famous 1997 “The Puppy 

Episode.” On the April 24, 2007 airing of DeGeneres’s talk show, Dern revealed she did not work for more than a year following her appearance in that episode because of resulting backlash, but nevertheless called it an “extraordinary experience and opportunity.” She is an American actress, film director, and producer. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1991 for her performance in the film Rambling Rose. In 2014 she received her second Academy Award nomination for the work in the film Wild. In 2020, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the film Marriage Story. She is the daughter of Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd.

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The Beatles closed Beatles USA, their American fan club and business office and fire their US press agents, severing all American business connections. They also withdraw from the late Brian Epstein’s NEMS Enterprises and turn all business affairs over to their newly formed record company, Apple.

02-10-1968 Anne R. Kaiser – Born in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the Maryland 

House of Delegates. In 2014 she was elected to her fourth term as one of three members of the House of Delegates from Maryland’s 14th District. Beginning with the 2015 legislative session, Anne serves as the Majority Leader in the Maryland House of Delegates. On February 23, 2013, Kaiser became engaged to her long-time partner, Nancy C. Lineman. They were married on November 2nd, 2013. The couple lives in the Calverton neighborhood of Silver Spring with their 3 cats and 1 dog.

Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights

February 10, 1973

Elton John had his first UK No.1 album when ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player’ started a six-week run at the top of the charts.

On the USA Song Charts, Elton John prevailed at #1 for a second week with “Crocodile Rock”

02-10-1974 Ivri Lider – Born in Givat Haim, Israel. He is an Israeli musician and pop star. On 

Out’s 3rd Annual 100 Most Eligible Bachelors (2013). He is one of the biggest-selling contemporary artists in Israeli music, and has won the Male Singer of the Year award from Israeli national and local radio stations since entering the Israeli music scene in the late 1990s. He has sold more that 200,000 records. He came out gay publicly after the release of his second album.

1976: Garry Trudeau’s Doonesbury introduces a gay character, Andy Lippincott (who had first appeared a month earlier).  Five newspapers refuse to carry the story arc of Andy’s coming out to Joanie Caucus.  Lippincott appears on and off in the daily strip for years.  In 1989, he returned to the strip when he is diagnosed with AIDS. Over the course of the next year, Lippincott’s battles with the disease, and eventual death from it, helped bring the AIDS crisis into popular culture.

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


The Moral Majority (which was neither) announces it will spend 3 million dollars in anti-gay advertising.

02-10-1981 Stephanie Beatriz – Bonr in Neuquén, Argentina. She is an Argentine-born American actress 

best known for playing Detective Rosa Diaz in the FOX comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. In July 2016, Beatriz revealed that she is bisexual.

1982 – President Reagan nominates an evangelist and noted homophobe Sam Hart to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Civil Rights Commission. Hart withdraws as protests mount, blaming the homosexuals for “sabotaging” his nomination


 A spokesman for the San Francisco Giants tells a banquet audience that the Giants are planning to set up a special seating section for their gay fans. “Instead of the grandstand,” he ‘jokes’ – “We’re going to call it the ‘fruit stand.’ ”


Frankie Goes To Hollywood were at No.1 on the UK singles chart for the third week with ‘Relax.’ Eurythmics had the UK No.1 album with ‘Touch.’

90s: Listserves and Email distribution replaces telephone trees for activism


Melissa Etheridge’s then-partner Julie Cypher gave birth to Bailey Jean, the first of their two daughters. It was later revealed that the sperm donor father of both babies was singer David Crosby. Etheridge also had twins with her subsequent partner, Tammy Lynn Michaels, and an anonymous sperm donor.


Director Bill Sherwood–whose only feature film was the critically acclaimed 1986 movie, Parting Glances–dies of AIDS at the age of 37.

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


Police were investigating Eminem over suspected drugs offences after he appeared to consume Ecstasy pills and encouraged the audience at his Manchester show to take drugs. Over 100 gay rights protesters picketed the show.


Elton John sang at the National Basketball Association’s All-Star Game in Philadelphia.

Human Rights in global conflictTrans/Pans vs LGB/ vs Heterosexual women


 Patricia Nell Warren (1936–Feb. 9, 2019). She was  a lesbian novelist who wrote popular fiction portraying the lives of gay men and lesbians. Her first book was “A Tragedy of Bees” (1960). With the arrival of the gay liberation movement, she published her novel “The Front Runner” (1974) — the story of a running coach and his star athlete falling in love. The book made The New York Times best-seller list and touched many of us deeply.  She was 82-years old. Rest in peace, Patricia…


French HIV discoverer Luc Montagnier has died at 89 | Euronews

Montagnier, a virologist, led the team that in 1983 identified the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which causes AIDS, leading him to share the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine with colleague Francoise Barré

5 times on-screen bisexual representation was simply biconic

“Bisexual people deserve to feel seen and validated, especially in a world where we are so often erased,” says Hannah St.

Peacemaker Fans Are Ecstatic About [SPOILER] Being Confirmed as Bisexual

Peacemaker fans are expressing their excitement following the surprising reveal that a major character is

Mario Cantone Cut From The Tonight Show For Being Gay

“Your comedy has a gay edge to it, and I think it’s going to make Johnny nervous, so I’m going to cancel you.”

Chantale Wong Makes History as First Openly Lesbian, Senate-Confirmed Ambassador – HRC

Ambassador Wong will serve as United States Director of the Asian Development

‘RHOC’ Star Heather Dubrow’s Daughter Kat Comes Out As a Lesbian

The news of Kat’s public coming out comes after Dubrow’s eldest daughter Max came out as

lesbians need lesbian representation – not straight women seeking to titiltate men

Bhumi Pednekar says ‘should be able to play lesbian woman irrespective of my sexual preference’ | Exclusive – Movies News

Bhumi Pednekar will be seen playing the role of a queer woman in her upcoming film Badhaai Do. In an exclusive interview with, she revealed that her film will help empower the LGBTQI community, and how the debate around

I arranged threesome for my husband’s birthday – but the wild sex made me realize I’m a lesbian, so I divorced him

A WOMAN has revealed how she divorced her husband after realizing she is a lesbian when she organized a threesome with him and another woman for his birthday. Mother-of-two Rose, 36, claims she was…

Russia wants to ‘liquidate’ LGBT rights group: ‘They want to eliminate us’

The Russian government wants to ‘liquidate’ one of the nation’s top LGBT+ rights groups for being contrary to ‘traditional values’

LGBT Americans Married to Same-Sex Spouse Steady at 10%

Gallup finds that 10% of LGBT adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse, and another 6% live with a same-sex

Florida’s LGBT School Censorship Bill Is a Lawsuit Factory That Overrules Many Parents

Under H.B. 1557, only the most conservative parents will decide what everybody else’s kids will learn about sexual orientation or gender

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new flash, no where in the world are non heterosexuals safe

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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.


LGBTQ2 for November 1

BCE to the Suffragettes

November 1, 1894

William Donaldson and James H. Hennegan published their first edition of Billboard as “A monthly resume of all that is new, bright and interesting on the boards.” The eight page magazine was “devoted to the interests of advertisers, poster printers, bill posters, advertising agents & secretaries of fairs.” It later began reporting on circuses, carnivals, vaudeville and other forms of live entertainment before focusing on motion pictures and later still, the music industry. The cost of that initial publication was 10 cents or 90 cents a year.

1932 – The New York Times reviews the play “Incubator” which dealt with the consequences of homosexuality in an all-male school. The play was produced by  Arthur Edison and  George Burton, and ran for only 7 performances.

The Friends of Dorothy Era and The Hayes Code

1948 – WMCA, a radio station in New York, broadcast a show in response to a letter from a man who was arrested after a police officer made advances. A judge who was a guest stated that the author of the letter had no right to complain about the entrapment and that police should use such tactics to weed out homosexuals.

1950s The Decade the public learned heterosexual women wanted sex


With Nick Adams on the old motorcycle, Elvis Presley spent the day riding round Memphis on his new bike with actress Natalie Wood.

Bromance: Nick Adams

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

1969 –

 I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama! by Janis Joplin moved from 16-6 on the USA LP Charts

Connecticut decriminalizes private consensual adult homosexual acts.

Feminist, Gay Liberation and Lesbian Separatists: Civil Rights

1971, Canada – Canada’s first gay rights magazine “The Body Politic” goes on sale.

1972 – Hal Holbrook co-starred with Martin Sheen in the controversial and acclaimed television film That Certain Summer. The film was directed by Lamont Johnson. The teleplay, by Richard Levinson and William Link, was the first to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Produced by Universal Television, it was broadcast as an ABC Movie of the Week on November 1. A novelization of the film written by Burton Wohl was published by Bantam Books. The film won a Golden Globe for Best Movie Made for TV. It sensitively explore homosexuality through the story of an American housewife (Hope Lange) losing her husband (Hal Holbrook) to a young artist (Martin Sheen).

1973 – New Hampshire decriminalizes private consensual adult homosexual acts.

November 1, 1975

Elton John started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Island Girl’, his 5th US No.1, a No.14 hit in the UK.

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

1980 –

The book “Overcoming Homosexuality” by Robert Kronemeyer suggests that a strict vegetarian diet may “cure” gays and lesbians.

Barbra Streisand’s “Woman In Love” continued to top the Adult Contemporary chart for a fourth week.

1984 – Independent Hollywood producer Jerry Wheeler announces that production on “The Front Runner,” by Patricia Nell Warren (born June 15, 1936), will begin in late September of 1985, but it didn’t happen. The book was Warren’s first novel and the first contemporary gay fiction to make the New York Times Best Seller list.[


Cyndi Lauper held on to #1 with “True Colors” at #5  “Human” by the Human League, Madonna’s 10th consecutive Top 10 “True Blue” moved from 13-6,

1988 – A University of Minnesota study reveals that there is a one-in-three chance that a gay teen boy will attempt suicide.

90s: Listserves and Email distribution replaces telephone trees for activism


“Candle In The Wind 1997” by Elton John was #1 for a fourth week.

1999 – Nancy Katz becomes the first openly-lesbian judge in the U.S. state of Illinois. when she was sworn in as a Cook County associate judge.

1999 – TV’s Ally McBeal (Calista Flockhart) enjoys a prolonged kiss with her office nemesis, Ling (Lucy Liu). Seventeen million viewers tuned in, the show’s largest audience to date.

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


The Recording Industry Association Of America introduces guidelines for Parental Advisory labeling on recordings.

2003, Taiwan –Taiwan Pride, the first gay pride parade in the Chinese-speaking world, was held in Taipei, with over 1,000 people attending. It has taken place annually since then, but still, many participants wear masks to hide their identity because homosexuality remains a social taboo in Taiwan. However, the 2010 parade attracted 30,000 attendees and increasing media and political attention, highlighting the growing rate of acceptance in Taiwan. Since 2010, there has also been a pride parade in Kaohsiung, which attracted over 2,000 people.

2009, Sweden – The Church of Sweden begins allowing same-sex marriages and the use of the term “marriage” for same-sex couples.

2013, Canada –   Audrey Gauthier was elected president of CUPE 4041, representing Air Transat flight attendants based in Montreal. She thus becomes the first openly transgender person elected president of a union local in Canada.


this puts religion above the law and ends minority rights protections businesses can be shielded from LGBT discrimination liability based on sincerely held religious beliefs, a federal judge in Texas ruled Sunday, addressing several legal questions left open after the U.S. Supreme Court granted anti-bias protections for sexual orientation and gender

The Texas ban, signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott in May, prohibits abortion after cardiac activity is detected in a fetus, usually around six weeks and before some women know they are pregnant. Supreme Court takes up Texas law banning most abortions | CTV NewsThe Supreme Court is taking up challenges to a Texas law that has virtually ended abortion in the nation’s second-largest state after six weeks of

religion is not therapy, it is why therapy is needed charities condemn ‘abusive’ conversion therapy but say Government proposals ‘fall short’ – Manchester Evening News
The CEO of Manchester’s LGBT Foundation called the practise a form of ‘vicious abuse’ that many LGBTQ+ people have suffered from

disaster events do not occur because 1. abortion is legal 2 LGBTQ2 exist but because disasters happen Disasters: Accounting For LGBT Experiences In Natural Disasters – Star ObserverWhen disaster strikes, not everyone is affected the same way. Research shows the experiences of LGBTQI people are frequently very different to those of

really not. 1 this demeans the issue 2 this is a horror movie character.. the Murderous Doll Comes Out as LGBT Ally and Fans Couldn’t be HappierA post shared by Syfy on social media showed Chucky talking to Jake Wheeler, the boy who discovered him at a yard sale where they talk about Chucky’s

meanwhile….. Street Community Forum Puts Focus Back On The LGBT Community – Star ObserverMembers of the LGBTQI community gathered at the Burdekin Hotel to discuss the future of Oxford Street, which has been plagued with high vacancies, aggressive vehicle traffic and the absence of a sustainable plan.

and, on a happy note: Penn, ‘Harold and Kumar’ and ‘House’ star, comes out as gay | CTV NewsThe actor and former President Obama adviser Kal Penn has come out as gay, and revealed that he’s engaged to be

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