Tag: American Music Awards

Is Any Publicity Really Good Publicity? Adam Lambert v. Uganda

After Adam Lambert’s performance on the American Music Awards resulted in people screaming about gay kisses all over the internet and thousands of calls complaining to the network, ABC canceled two scheduled appearances bythe performer . Since then, activists far and wide have called out ABC for its discrimination against Lambert. Then the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (“GLAAD”) stepped in.

At first, ABC remained mum on why Adam’s appearances were canceled, but after questions became louder, they responded that Adam wasn’t axed because of his sexual orientation, but because he can’t stick to a script.


December 4, 2009 1

Stupid Things People Say About Gays: Adam Lambert Gave Up Being ‘Gay’

The controversy surrounding Adam Lambert’s American Music Awards’ kiss hasn’t ceased. In fact, it continues to escalate as person after person calls in complaint after complaint saying they just don’t want to see gays having sex on television.

Of course, Adam and his kissing buddy didn’t have sex on television, they simply shared a passionate kiss. It should come as no surprise that television watchers don’t care to see gay people smooching – particularly considering that even the smallest displays of affection have resulted in forceful detainment, harassment and outright bigotry of same-sex couples over the past several months.


November 24, 2009 4