Belgium’s Gay Organization Pardons Reggae Acts
Reggae acts who openly bash the lifestyle of homosexuals MAY have an opportunity to exhale… well, at least in Belgium after the country’s gay and transgender organizations have promised to end their protest at Reggae concerts.
The move came days after Beenie Man issued a video recording apologizing for his anti-gay songs and admitting that he respects persons of all races, creeds and sexual preferences.
Music News understands that the commitment was made in a joint statement between gay and transgender organizations, the promoters of reggae concerts and reggae festivals and the reggae community in Belgium.
The gay and transgender organizations have staged numerous protests at reggae concerts featuring acts who are known to have recorded songs bashing their lifestyle.
In relating news, JFLAG has issued a release stating that they 'felt heartened' to see the video released by Beenie Man. They further elaborated that the group recognized Beenie Man’s change over 20 years, and stated that they would be closely monitoring the entertainer's content and have not yet forgiven him for his anti-gay lyrics 20 years ago.