Today I want to say a special thank you to Gloria Gaynor, and all the Black women who have lifted their voices to sing songs that have sustained people of diverse backgrounds over the years. Disco music was a place of resistance for those considered too gay, too Black, or too Latino to join the mainstream hippie rock and roll scene. According to Lawrence, the dancing of the disco scene did not reaffirm heterosexuality, cis-normativity, or even categories of race; it destabilized those constructions through an open and diverse dance floor with endless possibilities. And when we hear it again, for the millionth time we recall how we did make it through the last time or the time before that, and that we have the infinite capacity to do so again and again.
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Spanish naming customs are historical traditions that are practised in Spain and Latin America for naming children. According to these customs, a person's name consists of a given name simple or composite followed by two surnames. Historically, the first surname was the father's first surname, and the second the mother's first surname. In recent years, the order of the surnames in a family is decided when registering the first child, but the traditional order is still usually chosen.
Oz is an American television drama series set at a fictional men's prison created by Tom Fontana , who also wrote or co-wrote all of the series's 56 episodes. The series finale aired February 23, The nickname "Oz" is also a reference to the classic film The Wizard of Oz , which popularized the phrase, "There's no place like home. In this experimental unit of the prison, unit manager Tim McManus emphasizes rehabilitation and learning responsibility during incarceration, rather than carrying out purely punitive measures.