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Tag: Michelle Shocked

March 20, 2013 | 1:06 pm

Michelle Shocked ‘Damned Sorry’ For San Francisco Remarks About Gays

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Michelle Shocked’s controversial statements about gays were misinterpreted, the folk singer said on Wednesday in statements to KQED and other news outlets. She is not anti-gay, but was trying to explain other people’s homophobia in comments during a concert on Sunday at Yoshi’s San Francisco, Shocked said. “I do not, nor have I ever, said […]

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March 19, 2013 | 11:30 am

Venues Cancel Michelle Shocked Shows After San Francisco Remarks

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All but one of the U.S. venues on Michelle Shocked’s planned tour have canceled her appearances after anti-gay remarks were attributed to her on Sunday. During a concert at Yoshi’s San Francisco, Shocked reportedly said, “When they stop Prop 8 and force priests at gunpoint to marry gays, it will be the downfall of civilization […]

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