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Christian Rapper Makes Anti-Gay Version of ’Same Love’

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 31
An anti-gay cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Grammy Award-winning marriage equality hit "Same Love" was released this week by Christian rapper Bizzle.

After Anti-Gay Tirade, Michelle Shocked Shunned in San Francisco

MUSIC | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 22
San Francisco Examiner publisher Todd Vogt has called off a planned June 30 concert by Michelle Shocked, the singer who had an anti-gay meltdown during a San Francisco concert in March.

Singer Michelle Shocked Sits in at Canceled Show

CULTURE | Mar 29
Folk singer Michelle Shocked, who made headlines this month for going off on an anti-gay tirade during her concert, sat in outside a Santa Cruz nightclub that canceled her show over her remarks.

In Wake of Anti-Gay Tirade, Music Venues Dump Michelle Shocked

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 20
Michelle Shocked’s concert outburst that "God hates fags" has led to a firestorm of condemnation that has led to cancellations across the country for the folk singer who is now a conservative Christian.

’God Hates Fags’ Singer Michelle Shocked Tells SF Audience

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 18
Alternative folk singer Michelle Shocked, well, shocked fans on Sunday when she went off on an anti-gay tirade and told her audience that ’God hates fags."

School Principal Who Hosted Anti-Gay Band Speaks

NATIONAL | Mar 21
The principal of a secondary school in Iowa where members of a Christian rock band promoted their anti-gay and anti-abortion views during an assembly says his resignation was planned long before the performance.

From Grammy to Slammer :: Anti-Gay Singer Buju Banton Convicted, Faces 15 Years-Life

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 23
Jamaican singer Buju Banton has outraged gays with so-called "murder music," found vindication from the Grammy awards, and now, after a second trial in connection with allegations that he was involved in a cocaine purchase from undercover law enforcement officers, been found guilty on drugs charges.

Virulently Homophobic Singers Banned from U.S.

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 5
A handful of Jamaican dancehall artists have had their U.S, visas canceled and will reportedly not be coming into the country.

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