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Censors cut Star Wars’ historic lesbian kiss from foreign release / LGBTQ Nation

Authorities in Dubai and in Singapore’s media regulatory board, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), threatened Disney and Lucasfilm to either cut a brief lesbian kiss from the end of Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker or else lose their film’s PG-13 rating. Disney and Lucasfilm removed the kiss from its Singaporean and Dubian release. Source: Censors […]

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South Mississippi girl walks the ‘blue carpet’ at Star Wars premiere

The stars aligned last week for Addisyn Richards, who was invited to Hollywood to attend the world premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Source: South Mississippi girl walks the ‘blue carpet’ at Star Wars premiere

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Lesbian kiss in new “Star Wars” movie makes history as first same-sex kiss in the series / LGBTQ Nation

Director J.J. Abrams did say that LGBTQ representation was “important” when making the film …   Audiences who have seen Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker since it premiered Monday noticed something historic in the science fiction franchise: a same-sex kiss. Two women who are a part of the Resistance share a kiss during a celebratory scene. […]

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Google News Alert for: autism | Circa Aug 26, 2008

Tue, Aug 26, 2008, 12:12 PM | Google News Alert for: autism Vaccines and autismArizona Daily Star – Tucson,AZ,USAI don’t believe that vaccines cause autism. But I understand that many parents are convinced they do, and I won’t change their minds. …See all stories on this topic Autism Speaks Names Susan Maxwell And Marcia Weinstein Walk Co … (press release) – […]