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The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals. It's just that they need more supervision.
~Lynn Lavner

Friday, June 20, 2008

Fridae.com News: Movie fundraiser raises $10,000 for Singapore’s Pride Season in August

Excerpt from Fridae.com:

June 19, 2008

Singapore’s 4th annual Pride Season is here again with talks and forums, art and literature, as well as social and outdoor events.

A movie fundraiser and Singapore premiere of the film Wilde, which was held on May 13, had raised S$10,000 for Indignation, the city-state's annual Pride Season.

The film depicted the life story of playwright and poet Oscar Wilde who is today widely celebrated as an artist persecuted for his homosexuality. He was found guilty of "gross indecency” and sentenced to two years' imprisonment with hard labour in 1895. Singapore's Section 377A, which continues to outlaw sexual relations between men up to this day, is descended from this law.

The $10,000 will be used to help fund selected events held during the festival to be held in August as all Indignation events are open to the public and are usually free of charge (unless otherwise stated), in order to be accessible to everyone.

(Top of page: Almost 500 people attended the fundraiser and Singapore premiere of Wilde which was banned by the Singapore Board of Film censors when it was first released in 1997.)

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