This is a message to those who joined us for our Lady Gaga virtual listening party on Friday 29 May.
We sincerely apologise to anyone who joined our Zoom party with Sink The Pink and had to experience the racist and homophobic hack that occurred.
We have a zero-tolerance policy for hatred in any form, and unfortunately the only possible outcome was to end the virtual party.
Hateful behaviour will not stop us being proud, and certainly won’t stop us dancing to Chromatica.
However, we have a duty of care to our audience, staff members, performers and collaborators, and understand how negative experiences can impact your mental health.
If you need some additional support, we have included a list of LGBTQ+ organisations and charities that will be able to help you below.
We care deeply about the wellbeing of our audience and the LGBTQ+ community and will continue to fight against the hateful behaviour displayed on Friday.
If you felt affected by the incident, please do reach out to one of the organisations. Never be afraid to seek help. You are not alone.
T: 0300 330 0630 (Open 10:00-22:00 every day)
E: email@example.com (Emails are typically replied to within 72 hours)
T: 0345 330 3030
T: 0808 801 0400 (Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm)
GLBT National Help Centre
T: (Youth) 1-800-246-7743
The Trevor Project
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
LGBT Youth Line
T: (Text Only) 647-694-4275
Kids Help Phone
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (U.S. BASED)