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Mon Jan 20, 2020, 02:53 PM

I pretty much dismissed Kanye West as being an enemy to be taken seriously. But I was wrong.

Kanye West is sharing the pulpit with anti-LGBTQ+ crusaders this weekend
https://thehill.com/changing-america/respect/diversity-inclusion/478825-kanye-west-is-sharing-the-pulpit-with-anti-lgbtq

Ever since Kanye West formed the gospel choir Sunday Service Collective in 2019, they haven’t missed a Sunday at church. This weekend, they’ll be sharing the pulpit at a prayer rally with several Evangelical celebrities who preach against the LGBTQ+ community.

The free 10-hour event, called “Awaken 2020,” will be held at Sun Devil Stadium in Phoenix on Jan. 18. The rapper and producer was officially announced as a headliner on Jan. 8, the last to join a lineup that includes anti-LGBTQ+ crusaders Cindy Jacobs, Lou Engle and Guillermo Maldonado.

Cindy Jacobs, co-founder of prayer-based organization Generals International, which is listed as a collaborator for the event, is an opponent of the Equality Act — which protects against discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation — saying "we would even come to a civil war if this continues." Another collaborator, Lou Engle, co-founder of prayer movement The Call, also has a history of opposing LGBTQ+ rights around the world, even calling for violence against the LGBTQ+ community. And Guillermo Maldonado, co-founder of Miami church El Rey Jesus, is known for spreading his anti-LGBTQ+ views both through his sermons and writings.

West has collaborated with other evangelicals in the past, including televangelist Joel Osteen — who has said “homosexuality is a sin."

While the artist himself has spoken in support of LGBTQ+ people like his cousin and Caitlyn Jenner — his mother-in-law who is transgender — recent years have seen him espousing more conservative Evangelical views. And this weekend he will be standing alongside them on a national stage.


Not all religion, but always religion.

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Reply I pretty much dismissed Kanye West as being an enemy to be taken seriously. But I was wrong. (Original post)
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Mon Jan 20, 2020, 04:23 PM

1. #FalseProfit and #LetUsPrey

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Mon Jan 20, 2020, 05:37 PM

2. Kanye West? Does anyone care?

 

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Mon Jan 20, 2020, 07:53 PM

3. I have never liked him at all.

This proves that I was correct.

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