September 12 in LGBTQ History

1964: Chip Kidd, U.S. Author, Editor, and Graphic Designer, perhaps best known for the iconic cover of the novel Jurassic Park  and Batman: Black and White, is born near West Lawn, Pennsylvania.

1970: Lola, the Kinks song about transvestism enters the Billboard Top 40, where it stays for 12 weeks.

1992: Anthony Perkins, star of Hitchcock’s Psycho, dies in Hollywood at age 60 from AIDS. Though married to photographer Berry Berenson for nearly 20 years, the actor was known around Hollywood to be bisexual.

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