Shalom Life | August 27, 2014

Scissor Sisters on Homosexuality: Imagine if Bieber & Timberlake Kissed

The ‘Magic Hour’ group discusses gay censorship in America

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: May 28th, 2012 in Culture » Society » News

Scissor Sisters on Homosexuality: Imagine if Bieber & Timberlake Kissed

Remember when Madonna and Britney Spears made out at the Grammys, and the world oohed and ahhhed and replayed the clip over and over again in celebration? Subsequently, do you remember when Adam Lambert kissed his male dancer and it was blurred out during replays? Well, so do the Scissor Sisters.

In a recent interview with the Daily Telegraph promoting their new album release, ‘Magic Hour, the band discusses America’s fear of male homosexuality.

"It is much easier to swallow the pill of gay rights when it is packaged in the form of a pretty girl,” Scissor Sisters’ Ana Matronic began.

"I think at the heart of it lies a fear of male sexuality, and especially male homosexuality, that is threatening in many ways," she continued.

"It was crazy. On morning television they showed the famous kiss between Britney Spears and Madonna but when they switched to Adam Lambert, they blurred it out. So it's fine to show hot chicks kissing but if it's a couple of guys, it's going to ruin our children," Matronic said of the Lambert incident.

“Imagine if Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber kissed at the Grammys. It would be completely preposterous," frontman Jake Shears added.

Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews” Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews” TrendingHoward Stern Takes On The ALS Ice (Cube) Challenge [VIDEO] Howard Stern Takes On The ALS Ice (Cube) Challenge [VIDEO] TrendingMayim Bialik’s Plan For The Emmy’s: Strike a Balance Between “Hot and Holy” Mayim Bialik’s Plan For The Emmy’s: Strike a Balance Between “Hot and Holy” Trending
 

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Hope to Co-Star in a Film

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Hope to Co-Star in a Film

The married couple is looking for the right project to work on together

Read More

Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews”

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews”

The comedian won on Monday night for Best Writing for a Variety Show

Read More

Scarlett Johansson Designs T-Shirt For Planned Parenthood

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Scarlett Johansson Designs T-Shirt For Planned Parenthood

The initiative 'Women Are Watching' seeks to educate and mobilize young voters about women's health issues and rights.

Read More

Howard Stern Takes On The ALS Ice (Cube) Challenge [VIDEO]

August 26, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Howard Stern Takes On The ALS Ice (Cube) Challenge [VIDEO]

The 'America's Got Talent' judge completed the popular challenge kinda.

Read More

The Love Jewce: An Interview With Shoes by Jews

August 26, 2014 | By Andria Kaplan
The Love Jewce: An Interview With Shoes by Jews

We speak to Shawn Michael (no, not the wrestler) about their product that "discreetly provides an extra 2-3 inches of height" to shorter men

Read More

Parents of Missing American Yeshiva Student Offer $28,000 Reward

August 26, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
Parents of Missing American Yeshiva Student Offer $28,000 Reward

Aaron Sofer has been missing since Friday when he went hiking in Jerusalem

Read More

Watchdog Calls Out BBC For Hamas 'Propaganda'

August 26, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Watchdog Calls Out BBC For Hamas 'Propaganda'

BBC Watch accuses the newspaper of "absolving Hamas of truce violation," and refusing to name the 4-year-old Israeli who was killed by Hamas mortar fire

Read More

BDS Victory Over SodaStream Equals 900 Palestinians Out of Work

August 26, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
BDS Victory Over SodaStream Equals 900 Palestinians Out of Work

SodaStream is moving its Ma'ale Adumim factory to the Negev

Read More

More Headlines