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Tuesday, 06 January 1998

"CHRISTIAN" ANTI-GAY VIDEOS BANNED IN NEW ZEALAND

45% of Dutch Gays Will Marry
Canadian Editor 'Appears' to Come Out

By Rex Wockner
International News Report

 

CHRISTIAN" ANTI-GAY VIDEOS BANNED IN NEW ZEALAND

The New Zealand Film & Literature Board of Review has banned the anti-gay U.S. videos Gay Rights, Special Rights: Inside the Homosexual Agenda and AIDS: What You Haven't Been Told.

The board said the videos contain misinformation that would be injurious to the public good and that depicts gays and lesbians as "inherently inferior."

The films were brought to New Zealand by the Potters' House Christian Fellowship, the Strategic Leadership Network and Challenge Christian Video.


45 PERCENT OF DUTCH GAYS WILL MARRY

A poll of 1,385 Dutch gays and lesbians by the University of Utrecht found that 45 percent want to get married when it becomes legal, probably later this year. Forty-three percent said they would not get married.

Eighty-five percent of those polled believe same-sex marriage should be legal while seven percent do not want it legalized. A quarter of those questioned also said the institution of marriage should be abolished.

The desire to marry is highest among young lesbians, lesbians with right-leaning politics, men with religious beliefs, men in monogamous relationships, and persons without a university education.

CANADIAN EDITOR 'APPEARS' TO COME OUT

The editor-in-chief of Canada's most prestigious daily newspaper "appeared to come out" of the closet during a recent speech to the gay business group The Fraternity, reported Xtra!

William Thorsell, chief of Toronto's The Globe And Mail, also said gays are at risk of becoming "boring and mediocre" as they become an ordinary part of society.

Thorsell did not respond to inquiries from this news column.

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