Selective outrage’s latest target is Beyoncé’s performance in Dubai

Michael Arceneaux
ZORA
Published in
4 min readJan 24, 2023

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If Beyoncé can’t perform in regions where anti-gay laws run rampant, her next tour will be extremely limited.

Photo: @Beyoncé/Twitter

I normally take no issue with people questioning who public figures accept money from, but in the case of Beyoncé’s recent performance in Dubai, the criticism sounds sanctimonious, and for lack of better phrase, mighty white.

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Michael Arceneaux
ZORA

New York Times bestselling author of “I Can’t Date Jesus” and “I Don’t Want To Die Poor.”