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Examiner: Eminem makes censorship deal with UK gay-rights organization

Several activist groups, including Outrage! Rights group, had planned to protest his scheduled performance in Britain in the summer 2010, as they had previously in 2001. According to the UK’s Evening Standard, in an attempt to keep controversy to a minimum, Eminem has agreed to refrain from using derogatory remarks toward the gay community. Outrage! Examiner: Eminem makes censorship deal with UK gay-rights organization

Daily Mail: Eminem to play first gig for five years in the UK after agreeing to drop homophobic lyrics

OutRage! spokesman David Allison said: “We have a condition that he does not use lyrics that encourage or incite hatred against gay people. “He is free to express his views on gay people, as long as he stays off the violence and hatred. He has got plenty of other lyrics to choose from. In recent Daily Mail: Eminem to play first gig for five years in the UK after agreeing to drop homophobic lyrics

Evening Standard: Eminem returns to Britain with a pledge to drop his anti-gay lyrics

The last time Eminem toured the country in 2001, gay rights group OutRage! protested outside his shows, saying his lyrics were homophobic. OutRage! spokesman David Allison said: “We have a condition that he does not use lyrics that encourage or incite hatred against gay people. “He is free to express his views on gay people, Evening Standard: Eminem returns to Britain with a pledge to drop his anti-gay lyrics

Jamaica – homophobia, murder music and free speech

Is Jamaica is the most homophobic country in the world? Does reggae / dancehall “murder music” contribute to anti-gay violence? Stop Murder Music campaigners, Dennis Carney of the Black Gay Men’s Advisory Group, and Brett Lock of the gay human rights group OutRage!, discuss with Peter Tatchell. Watch here: http://doughty.gdbtv.com/player.php?h=ea549f923a51daa4d050241c6b6d6c94 Peter Tatchell writes: Eight leading Jamaica – homophobia, murder music and free speech

Jamaica – homophobia, murder music and free speech

Is Jamaica is the most homophobic country in the world? Does reggae/dancehall “murder music” contribute to anti-gay violence? Stop Murder Music campaigners, Dennis Carney of the Black Gay Men’s Advisory Group, and Brett Lock of the gay human rights group OutRage!, discuss with Peter Tatchell.

Reggae stars renounce homophobia

Beenie Man, Sizzla & Capleton sign deal Historic agreement to stop “murder music” London – 13 June 2007 Three of the world’s top reggae / dancehall singers have renounced homophobia and condemned violence against lesbians and gay men. Beenie Man, Sizzla and Capleton had previously released anti-gay hate songs, including incitements to murder lesbian, gay, Reggae stars renounce homophobia

SMM Award

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