Halsey Calls Out Homophobia In Powerful Speech At Camden Concert

11 June 2019, 16:44

Halsey calls out homophobia at her latest concert.
Halsey calls out homophobia at her Camden concert. Picture: Instagram

Halsey slammed "Straight Pride" and spoke out on homophobia at her latest concert.

Halsey has publicly criticised 'Straight Pride' and paid tribute to a lesbian couple who were victims of a recent homophobic attack. The singer has always been vocal about prejudice and regularly uses her platform to support and defend the LGBTQ+ community.

Halsey Breaks Her Toe Trying To Save A Butterfly

Last night, during her performance at Electric Ballroom, Halsey gave a powerful speech about "Straight Pride".

The 'Without Me' singer began the conversation by drawing attention to her outfit, saying: "Do you guys see the two young women on my shirt? Do you know who they are? The two people on my shirt are a young couple named Melania and Chris."

"A couple nights ago, right here, they were assaulted because they're lesbians, because they gave the appearance of being lesbians."

"The sad reality is that after the Pride parades are over and after the bars close their Pride nights, when the glitter's being swept out of the streets, a lot of people get on those trains and they get on those buses and they try to wash the rainbows off their bodies and they peel the stickers off their clothes because when Pride is over, it's not safe to be gay anymore. Because they are worried that someone is going to viciously assault them or viciously attack them." she continued.

Halsey ended her speech telling fans that regardless of their sexuality, they are in a "safe space" and then led a chant saying: "I will not be afraid".

Over the weekend, she put on a rockstar show in front of 80,000 buzzing fans at her first ever Summertime Ball.

> Download Our App For All The Latest Halsey News

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Don't Start Now artwork
  2. 2
    Dance Monkey artwork
  3. 3
    Good As Hell artwork
  4. 4
    Memories artwork
  5. 5
    Ride It artwork
  6. 6
    This Is Real artwork
  7. 7
    South of The Border artwork
  8. 8
    Turn Me On feat. Vula artwork
  9. 9
    Orphans artwork
  10. 10
    Better Half Of Me artwork
  11. 11
    The Last Time artwork
  12. 12
  13. 13
  14. 14
  15. 15
  16. 16
    Higher Love artwork
  17. 17
  18. 18
  19. 19
    Lights Up artwork
  20. 20
    Senorita artwork
  21. 21
    Break Up Bye Bye artwork
  22. 22
    Hot Girl Bummer artwork
  23. 23
    Circles artwork
  24. 24
    Pump It Up artwork
  25. 25
    God Is A Dancer artwork
  26. 26
    10,000 Hours artwork
  27. 27
    Bruises artwork
  28. 28
  29. 29
    How Do You Sleep? artwork
  30. 30
    Hold Me While You Wait artwork
  31. 31
    Take Me Back To London artwork
  32. 32
    Liar artwork
  33. 33
  34. 34
    Post Malone artwork
  35. 35
  36. 36
    Sorry artwork
  37. 37
    I Don't Care artwork
  38. 38
  39. 39
    Ladbroke Grove artwork
  40. 40
    3 Nights artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site