Adam Lambert Vows to Perform Despite Antigay Petition

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Adam Lambert isn’t going to let a petition signed by 20,000 people stop him from performing in Singapore on New Year’s Eve, reports Towleroad.

“I am a uniter, not a divider, and I believe in celebrating the human heart and spirit,” the out singer declared in a Facebook post.

His critics, including the antigay activist group Focus on the Family, launched the petition so that the residents of Singapore would not be “affronted by lewd acts in the name of entertainment.” It names concert organizers, the government of Singapore, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, and others, demanding they stop Lambert from singing.

In turn, Warner Music started its own petition, in favor of Lambert performing, and garnered more than 24,700 signatures before it closed, at least 4,000 more supporters than the original petition.
 
Lambert addressed the issue in a statement on Warner’s Facebook page: 

 

“My performance at Celebrate 2016 will not only be a spectacular one, it will celebrate the entire human family in all...

Posted by Warner Music Singapore on Friday, November 27, 2015

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