Stipe Says He Came Out To Help Kids

Stipe Says He Came Out To Help Kids

There are 3 comments on the story from Mar 18, 2008, titled Stipe Says He Came Out To Help Kids. In it, reports that:

R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe made the decision to announce he's gay in order to be a role model for youngsters struggling to cope with their sexuality.


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“I think, therefore, I am.”

Since: Sep 07

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Mar 18, 2008
Thank you Michael Stipe! Not just children, but adults, too, need to recognize and deal with their sexuality in positive and productive ways. And, Mr. Stipe's "coming out" will help all GLBT individuals to accept themselves for who they are and to live their lives as normally as everyone else. Kudos!

“Liberals = Hippies”

Since: Dec 06

Osaka, Japan

#2 Mar 19, 2008
He certainly didn't come out to support Police. This guy loves Cop Killers. Look how he supports Mumia Abu Jamal a convicted Cop killer who Stipes seems to think is somekind of politcal prisoner. In reality Jamal is a cold blooded cop killer who this moron supports..

Syracuse, NY

#3 Mar 19, 2008
Jeez, Sparkle. Cool down. Criticizing a pop star's politics is about as hard as shooting skeet and about three times as pointless.

Whether or not he's a moron, it's nice that he came out.

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