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Boyzone have become the first boyband to feature a gay couple in their video.
Singer Stephen Gately teams up with a male actor for the touchy feely scenes in their latest single Better.

The other Boyzone members are paired with girls but Stephen, who came out in 1999 and is in a civil partnership, wanted things to be different.

He told Newsbeat: "For me, it's just me being me and I don't think there should be a real big issue about the whole thing anyway."
music  entertainment  homosexuality 
november 2008 by andrewducker
This is not dumbing down - it's dizzying madness
there was the key: a brightly-coloured box full of little celebrity faces, accompanied by a brief description of what they stood for. "It's fast, easy, and practical," lied the subhead. This is what each face meant:
CharlieBrooker  journalism  scary  uk  entertainment  celebrity  tv  movies 
january 2007 by andrewducker
Michael Chabon reclaims "entertainment" as a positive word
Originally an introduction to a collection of "Best Short Stories 2004", but remarkably well written with many good points made.
writing  reading  entertainment 
june 2006 by andrewducker

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