maxresdefaultRock legends Queen today lodged the latest protest against Donald Trump after the presidential candidate played the band’s iconic anthem “We Are the Champions” at the Republican National Convention.

Adam Lambert, the US singer who has been performing with Queen on tour, was more outspoken and noted that “We Are the Champions” was written by Queen’s Freddie Mercury, one of the most prominent musicians to die from complications of AIDS.

“If your political party spends decades treating gay people as second-class citizens, guess what: You don’t get to use Freddie Mercury’s music at your convention,” Lambert, who is openly gay, wrote on Twitter.

Mercury, born in what is now Tanzania to an Indian family which was forced to flee to England when he was a teenager, has become a gay icon but was largely quiet about his sexuality in public. READ FULL