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06 March 2006 @ 11:45 am
Media, Society: Push for gay marriage in China, Rap song wins Oscar, Kenya clamps down on Media  

China sociologist pushes for gay marriage

Planet Out


"A famous Chinese sociologist will submit a proposal for same-sex marriage to the country's top political advisory body as it meets in Beijing."


news.yahoo.com/s/.../chinasociologistpushesforgaymarriage


Rap song wins Oscar after historic performance

Reuters


"Bitches became witches in the sanitized lyrics of the Oscar-winning rap tune "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" when the song was performed at the Academy Awards on Sunday."


http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060306/music_nm/oscars_song_dc


Kenya clamps down on media freedom

Gardian


"Armed police officers wearing masks shut down a Kenyan television station, disabled a printing press and made a public bonfire out of thousands of copies of a pro-opposition newspaper yesterday after a dispute over a story about the president, Mwai Kibaki."


http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,,1722364,00.html

 
 
 
sita_137sita_137 on March 7th, 2006 06:14 pm (UTC)
I'm thrilled to see the efforts of the Chinese sociologist. Her points are innovative and common-sense. I wish her all the luck in the world...

Who knows, maybe China is logical enough to do it. I'd love to see other countries follow suit.