That voice! Those eyes! Those gams! Between Liza Minnelli and Judy Garland , those attributions seamlessly apply to both. In A Star Is Born was meant to be Garland's huge comeback — and comeback she did — but it was eight years prior that truly, her star was born in the form of daughter Liza on March 12,
Choir stages singalong on Manchester trams after homophobic attack
Large crowds sing along to hit song with no restrictions in New Zealand
LGBT choir members joined by counterparts from other local groups to show solidarity with victims of 1 November attack. Manseau and Heaton were on their way to Canal Street when they were attacked in the early hours of 1 November. When the pair got off the tram at Piccadilly Gardens, the abuse continued. They claim they were then set upon by a mob of 15 other men, who shouted homophobic abuse during the attack. Manseau, a shop worker, was knocked unconscious and suffered black eyes, a split lip and broken nose.
The song has also immortalized the Young Men's Christian Association in pop culture. Yet former residents of the McBurney Y in Chelsea — the building that inspired the song, and which was featured in the video released in late — say the reality of stays at the YMCA in those days was more complicated than the lyrics portray, with gay culture and working-class workouts coexisting in a single communal space. But it was a serious gym for people who really wanted to go and work out every day, and a nice place to live for working-class people.
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