Reg, these days better known as Elton John, has claimed Jesus was a “super-intelligent gay man” who “understood human problems”, said the CBC recently, noting, “He is not the first to suggest Jesus might have been gay, an idea that has been debated by students of religion for more than 40 years.”
Good thing he hasn’t said anything similar about the prophet Muhammed.
Anyhow, he (John, not Muhammed) will appear at a festival in Morocco today “despite calls for him to be banned”, says the BBC, going on:
“Islamists had tried to prevent John’s appearance, claiming the openly gay singer would offend public morals.”
But “organisers of the Mawazine festival in Rabat defended the decision to invite John, in the interests of ‘cultural tolerance’.”
He (John, not Muhammed) was banned in Egypt.
“How do we allow a gay who wants to ban religions, claimed that the prophet Eissa [Jesus] was gay and calls for Middle Eastern countries to allow gays to have sexual freedom [to perform in Egypt]?” – the CBC has musicians’ union Mounir al Wasimi saying.
No need to stay tuned.
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