Brian May Quotes – Did He Mean to Offend Trans People?

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The recent controversy over Brian May’s comments at the Brit Awards has left many people wondering about the musician’s true intentions. Last week, May commented on the issue of woke culture, claiming that he had been “ambushed” by a journalist who “subtly twisted” his words. The guitarist for Queen and a member of the LGBT+ community has since said that he didn’t mean to offend the trans community.

Brian May is the co-founder of Queen with Freddie Mercury and drummer Roger Taylor. The three men met at university and went on to form the rock band, Queen. Later, Brian May and Mercury teamed up with drummer John Deacon to form Smile. The band’s most famous performance was Live Aid in 1985, which raised money for the AIDS-stricken country of South Africa.

Brian May is a renowned musician and scientist, with a PhD in astrophysics. In 2008, he published a thesis on astrophysics, entitled A Survey of Radial Velocities in the Zodiacal Dust Cloud. This work led to May winning a doctorate at the Imperial College London.