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All the latest celebrity news and gossip from Hollywood.

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Link: SNTV - Kristen Stewart's princess prospect

Kristen Stewart is reportedly in serious talks to take
on the role of Snow White in an upcoming re-imagining of
the fairy tale

Category:Aliya Leigh Videos -- posted at: 11:58pm EDT

Link: SNTV - Ross and Brand Reunion?

Jonathan Ross says he and Russell Brand should be reunited on

his new chat show.

Category:Aliya Leigh Videos -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT

Link: SNTV - Celeb says what?

Celebs say the funniest things, especially when our cameras are around....

Category:Aliya Leigh Videos -- posted at: 11:54pm EDT

Editorial28 January 2011

David Kato, a gay rights activist who campaigned against the
Anti-Homosexuality Bill, and who sued a local tabloid last year
after it named him as being homosexual, was killed in his home this week.

Police say they are investigating the circumstances of his death
and it is not yet clear whether this was a homophobic attack in
which Mr Kato was targeted for his sexual orientation or his
thoughts about the matter.

Whatever the motive behind the killing, this incident reminds
us of the homophobia that is widespread in our country and
society - and the deadly consequences of not dealing with it.

Homosexuality is illegal under Ugandan law and the Anti
Homosexuality Bill prescribes harsher punishments,
including the death penalty for sodomy.

While such legislation might serve as a deterrent, it will
not eliminate homosexuality and might cement the discrimination
of sexual minorities.

The homosexuality question in Uganda has two major flaws.
First is that a lot of the debate is shouted down from
extreme positions of moral self-righteousness; as a result
there is little common understanding among those who oppose
gay rights and those who advocate for them.

Secondly, a lot of the debate is carried out or influenced
by foreign actors - both in favour of and against homosexuality.

What we need is an honest national dialogue on homosexuality in
order to forge a consensus on the rights of those Ugandans who
choose to be gay and those who oppose homosexuality as a lifestyle.

Holding puritanical and extreme views on the matter, whether
liberal or conservative, will divide us, rather than help us
find a mutually acceptable compromise.

People like David Kato and others who might be gay are Ugandans
and enjoy the same rights and protections of the law as heterosexuals.
We cannot send them into exile neither, lock them away, or hang them.

We need to have an honest discussion about how to ensure that their
rights are upheld without violating the rights of other Ugandans.

Peaceful and stable societies only emerge when we understand and try
to accommodate those who are different from us, or who disagree with
us - not by ostracising or killing them.

From: http://allafrica.com/stories/201101280036.html

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