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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

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"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."


Rap song wins Oscar after historic performance


"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."


Kenya clamps down on media freedom


"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."


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.