Skip to comments.All-male dance group stirs controversy in Semmes Christmas parade
Posted on 12/22/2013 3:54:14 PM PST by SonnyBubba
Prancing Elites' Parade Controversy
Parade controversy: Support for Prancing Elites on social media
SEMMES, Alabama -- Minutes before they made the now-controversial strut down the parade route on Wulff Road on Saturday, the Prancing Elites, an all-male dance team from Mobile, stretched and lined up with the other parading groups before they marched.
As the parade began, Kentrell Collins, the group's leader, recalls an older man who was directing the procession offer what seemed to be last-minute encouragement: " 'If anybody says anything to you, don't stop moving, keep going,' " Collins said, recalling the event afterward. The Prancing Elites march in the Semmes Christmas Parade All-male dance group stirs controversy in Semmes Christmas parade
Dressed in red and white Santa sweaters and snug white shorts, the four young men performed a routine that entailed a combination of sharp thrusts, swaying and elaborate hip movements. Each member also sported pristine make-up.
Within hours, members of the community in Semmes called parade organizers and posted on social media, most of them in shock. At least one woman demanded an apology, saying she had "never been so insulted" in her life. Others wrote that they were disgusted and children should not have been exposed to the dancers.
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I’m sure the many Meth-Heads in that area enjoyed the show!
OK... So this is tolerated in Alabama but Phil Robertson isn’t tolerated in NYC or Hollywood. Anyone wanna explain to me how it’s people like us who are the bigots?
All the folks who were offended shall be dubbed “homophobes” and “haters.”
‘Girls’...they would have just ADORED you up here in Red Hampshire...just remember...’location, location, location’.
They are donning their gay apparel.
Tillman is the ex-Mobile County sheriff.
South Alabama must have changed a lot since my last trip there. Good Lord!
probably not your writings...
They were live filming an ObamaCare ad?
This is the new America.
Land of the free and home of the fags.
Pretty soon Alabama will have their own Folsom Street Fair.
Look it up if you have the stomach for it.
What is happening to this country.
Actually, if they had worn decent costumes they might have not been so offensive to watch, particularly if they are actually good dancers.
I think it’s the “in you face” aspect of it that is definitely offensive.
And in this case, "racists". Lol.
So, we have to put up with these foul creatures parading their homosexuality through America’s streets for all to see but they do not have to put up with Phil Robertson reciting a passage from the Holy Bible in a magazine article?
The crowd’s non-reaction is the perfect response.
“We are no different than any team out there dancing. We want people to stop looking at gender and focus on the talent,” he said.”
I watched one of the videos. “Dancing” is a stretch as a description of what they were doing and talent was non-existent. To me they look like they’re just a bunch of queens who enjoy strutting their queenie attitude in what they call “prancing”.
I think their routine WAS inappropriate for a Christmas event and was otherwise an embarrassment in my view.