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Thursday, May 21, 2009

ModFab Says It Best About Adam Lambert Losing American Idol

I found this story about Adam Lambert and American Idol to be of importance today to EQ readers:

But sadly and distressingly, they also bought into the coded homophobia of this season of American Idol -- especially the unforgiveable sensationalism of the Entertainment Weekly cover story that compelled voters to consider Alan's (homo)sexuality in their voting decision, the blog-buzz criticisms of his "theatrical," "flamboyant" style, and the jokey ridicule of his makeup and costumes. Sure, this homophobia was guarded and never overt, but it was indisputably there, and even gay television bloggers bought into it. Which, frankly, was appalling.May 2009

You should read the whole article.

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