Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
Things have improved greatly for LGBTQ citizens since that night in New York in 1969. However equality and basic human rights for us remain vulnerable at best. Let us not take them for granted, and remain ever vigilant working towards equality and justice for all.
He’s a legend.
Our beloved Disco Diva Donna Summer released this danceable hit on February 13, 1989.
Hmmm… the day before Valentine’s Day is quite appropriate huh?
I met my now husband some 32 years ago in 1990 not too long after it’s release.
By the time I met him at that fateful Tea-Dance, at the La-Te-Da in Key West, I had already taken a twirl or 5 to across that incredibly fabulous Copa dance floor shaking my booty to this tune’s beat.
To say that I simply loved this tune would be an understatement.
I fucking adore it.
So at this moment in time during Pride month 2022, some 32 years after meeting him and 33 years after it’s release, I post this toe tapper to dedicate it to him, my husband, my Better Half.
Donna Summer – This Time I Know It’s For Real (Extended Vinyl) -1989
To you my love, I knew it was for real the first moment you looked into my eyes.