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1950 Born in Manchester.
1971 Legally changes name to Genesis P-Orridge and meets William S. Burroughs.
1975 Immensely influential industrial group Throbbing Gristle is founded.
1987 Claims to have introduced acid house to the UK after touring Chicago with Psychic TV.
1993 Meets Lady Jaye, his/her future wife, and collaborator in the concept of pandrogyny.
2007 Lady Jaye dies and Genesis takes the pronoun ‘we’ to symbolize Lady Jaye’s ongoing presence.