Lesbian Kiss Sparks Fine In Singapore

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Singapore’s media officials don’t appreciate lesbian love. The nation’s Media Development Authority fined cable company StarHub about $7,200 for airing a music video featuring girl-on-girl action:

The music video of the song, titled “Silly Child” by Mandarin singer Olivia Yan, shows an intimate kissing scene before one of the women rejects her boyfriend at the end of the clip.

“This is in breach of the TV advertising guidelines, which disallows advertisements that condone homosexuality,” the media authority said.

Because apparently depiction automatically qualifies as advertisement. Ridiculous!

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4 Comments

  • CitizenGeek

    Singapore is an oddity – a wealthy and intensely homophobic country. Usually, with wealth and education, the acceptance of homosexuality goes up.

  • RightHere

    Typical singaBORE, a sadly repressed little island with sad and repressed people. I guess it explains why so many of them fly to Taipei and Sydney for huge gay dance parties, oh, and flock to the toilets of the department stores.

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