The Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) is demanding the authorities cancel Glambert’s concert and has threatened to call “as many of its members and supporters” as it can to proselytize to the concert-goers.
“Adam Lambert’s shows… are outrageous, with lewd dancing and a gay
performance that includes kissing male dancers, this is not good for
people in our country,” said PAS Youth leader Nasrudin Hasan.
Lambert has responded via Twitter, saying, “While I don’t believe that my glamnation tour is in any way offensive I
have agreed to make a few minor adjustments out of respect for the
Malaysian government. Looking forward to a fun show.”
He continues, “Does my show “promote the gay lifestyle”? It promotes living ANY
lifestyle that includes the freedom to seek love and intimacy. Gay,
straight, bi, young or old. It’s all inclusive.” and “plus, what’s THE gay lifestyle? There isnt just one. There are so many
different kinds of gay people. We have a variety of different
lifestyles. There’s not only one lifestyle lived by straight folks.
PAS has previously protested concerts by Beyonce, Rihanna, Gwen Stefani, Avril Lavigne and Maria Carey. Glambert’s concert is scheduled for Thursday (Oct. 14). Lambert does not reveal at this time what precisely the adjustments are that he is making.
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