Gayinc pushes for more cancelations

I understand that her mouth got her in trouble, but now Gayinc is bullying Venues to Cancel Michelle Shocked’s Concerts,

On Sunday, folk singer and onetime Lilith Fair regular Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco audience with a vicious anti-gay tirade. (Source: http://is.gd/O2IEGF) Shocked told the crowd that she lived in fear of same-sex marriage and even co-opted the rhetoric of the Westboro Baptist Church, an anti-gay hate group, by declaring that "God hates fags."

see below,

Equality-Minded Performance Spaces: Cancel Upcoming Michelle Shocked Concerts After Vile Anti-Gay Tirade

    1. Petition by

      John Becker

      Burlington, VT

To:
Phyllis Stein, Manager, Michelle Shocked
Phillip Stein, U.S. Booking Agent
Andy Cooper, Tom Tom Music, UK/Europe Booking Agent
Hugo Mendez, Street Team, Tour Marketing/Management
Burg Herzberg Festival, Breitenbach am Herzberg, Germany
Klinkers Festival, Brugge, Belgium
Kings Place Folk Union, London, UK

I am writing to ask you to cancel folk singer Michelle Shocked's upcoming performance at your venue.
On Sunday, March 18, Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco audience with a vicious anti-gay tirade. (Source: http://is.gd/O2IEGF) Shocked told the crowd that she lived in fear of same-sex marriage and even co-opted the rhetoric of the Westboro Baptist Church, an anti-gay hate group, by...

I am writing to ask you to cancel folk singer Michelle Shocked's upcoming performance at your venue.
On Sunday, March 18, Michelle Shocked stunned a San Francisco audience with a vicious anti-gay tirade. (Source: http://is.gd/O2IEGF) Shocked told the crowd that she lived in fear of same-sex marriage and even co-opted the rhetoric of the Westboro Baptist Church, an anti-gay hate group, by declaring that "God hates fags."
Audience members reportedly walked out in disgust.
Freedom of speech and artistic expression are critically important, but this isn't free speech. This is hate speech. And in a world where LGBT people are bullied from the pulpit, on the playground, and at the polls, anti-gay hate speech can have serious consequences including legitimizing bullying and hate crimes, and increasing victims' risk of anxiety, depression, and suicide.
Do you believe, as Michelle Shocked apparently does, that "God hates fags?" More importantly, does your performance venue want to be associated with an artist who promotes that kind of ugly hatred? I would hope not.
A venue in Illinois has already cancelled Michelle Shocked's upcoming appearance there in light of her anti-gay rant. To avoid appearing to condone hate speech, I suggest you do the same and cancel Michelle Shocked's performance at your venue.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

yet they claim Gayinc doesn’t bully people or Business. What a bunch of shit.

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