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Is Beyoncé betraying the LGBTQ+ community with her first concert in four years?

Une publication partagée par Hollywood Reporter (@hollywoodreporter)Beyoncé kicked off her bombastic and theatrical 17-song set by singing her version of Etta James’ 'At Last,' which she also sang during Barack Obama’s first dance with Michelle Obama on the night of his inauguration in 2009.Her daughter, Blue Ivy, 11, received loud applause from the crowd when she came on stage to perform the sixth song of the setlist 'Brown Skin Girl,' the mother-daughter collaboration track that won a Grammy Award in 2021.“Where are all my brown skin girls? Give it up for my baby, my brown skin girl, Miss Blue Ivy Carter,” Beyoncé said.A touching moment, but one lost in controversy, as Queen Bey’s return wasn’t to everyone’s liking, leaving some fans disappointed…The reportedly $24 million payday for Beyoncé didn’t include any songs from her latest, Grammy-nominated 2022 Renaissance album — a love letter to dance music and a celebration of gay culture.The location did not sit well with some of Beyoncé’s fanbase, who have pointed out a certain hypocrisy at celebrating the LGBTQ community while turning a blind eye to promote a country where same-sex relationships are illegal and punishable by imprisonment or death.Bev Jackson, co-founder of LGB Alliance said the performance “casts a shadow over her support for lesbians and gay people”.“Beyoncé is a huge icon for many gay people. LGB Alliance is deeply disappointed that Beyoncé has agreed to give a lucrative concert in Dubai, where same-sex sex acts are a criminal offence, potentially punishable by death,” she said in a recent interview to The Telegraph.The Beyhive took to Twitter to express their disappointment.One fan wrote: “When you're that rich...

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Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.