Tempe, Arizona in the Spotlight for Controversial All Ages Pride Party
One may wonder, during the increasingly polarizing climate in American society, how far can the line be crossed before a community raises questions? The answer seems to lie in the recent first annual All Ages Pride Party held in Tempe, Arizona, headlined by the gay rapper REALXMAN.
The Pride Party, endorsed by the city of Tempe, drew attendees from all walks of life, including families and young children. Amidst the festivities, investigative reporter Drew Hernandez reported on a startling development when REALXMAN performed a song explicitly about gay and anal sex. What’s more, it even encouraged converting straight men to homosexuality. Parents and young children alike were captured on camera dancing to the beat.
Considering the presence of potentially impressionable minds at the event and the adult-themed lyrical content, one must raise the question of appropriateness. Alcohol sales at a supposed family-friendly event further muddies the waters.
Digging deeper, it was found that REALXMAN’s beliefs extend beyond music. According to his Instagram profile, he promotes the idea that members of the LGBTQ community are Divine Beings deserving of reverence.
It’s not only his beliefs that raise eyebrows but also the content on his website. Another video posted, unrelated to the Pride Party, reveals vulgar discussions about ejaculation. Is this the kind of entertainer deemed suitable for family-oriented events?
Scrutinizing LGBTQ representation is undoubtedly a sensitive topic. However, in situations like