— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) April 30, 2023
On Sunday, Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley shared his concerns in regards to the transitioning of children, tweeting:
“With many kids who don’t have any actual sense of sexuality and sexual experiences caught up within the ‘enjoyable’ of utilizing pronouns and saying what they establish as, some adults mistakenly confuse instructing acceptance with normalizing and inspiring a scenario that has been a wrestle for these actually affected and have turned it into a tragic and harmful pattern.”
“You understand what? There was a time the place I ‘felt fairly’ too. Glad my dad and mom didn’t soar to any rash conclusions! Properly stated, @PaulStanleyLive.”
— Dee Snider (@deesnider) May 1, 2023
In response, San Francisco Satisfaction, who had been set to announce Twisted Sister’s music “We’re Not Gonna Take It” because the official anthem of Satisfaction 2023, dropped the heavy metallic icon from their lineup.
At this time, Stanley responded to accusations of “transphobia,” saying his phrases had been “not clear” and that he “helps these fighting their sexual id whereas enduring hostility and people whose paths cause them to reassignment surgical procedure”:
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) May 4, 2023