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Are Gay People Portrayed In a Positive Way In Popular Film and Televison?

(+) more gay people are included in films and on tv (-) the representation is unrealistic (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2004)

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Alternative Vote (AV)

(+) We get to vote out the Tories! (-) Extremists get in (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

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Current Debate - The Arab Spring

The Arab Spring

(+) They had their say (-) They blew it (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2012)

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Current Debate - What are your thoughts on Ireland saying \'No\' to the Lisbon Treaty?

What are your thoughts on Ireland saying 'No' to the Lisbon Treaty?

(+) The treaty seems fairly uncontroversial. (-) We must respect the Irish opinion. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2008)

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Current Debate - Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

(+) You might meet the love of your life at university. (-) Financially crippling (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

(+) You can gain more qualifications and some work experience (-) Job centre are no help and jobs are hard to find (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2011)

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Top 10 Movie Scenes

(+) Great movies (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Grammar Schools

(+) High standards, excellent results. (-) Doesn't suit everyone. Only academic subjects usually offered. Limited places in some areas. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2010)

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Current Debate - children in restaurants

children in restaurants

(+) encourages good social skills (-) somebody elses children spoiling it (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2010)

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Name Prejudice

(+) Pick those names (-) It is all in a name (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2013)

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compromised?

(+) Strange story (-) 239 people are dead (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2008)

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Current Debate - Do we do enough to stop litter bugs?

Do we do enough to stop litter bugs?

(+) I put my trash in the bin (-) Littering means fines (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

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Does the government's proposed anti-terrorist legislation go too far?

(+) None (-) Unjust, unjustified, unnecessary, unworkable, unwise (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2005)

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Anti-Bacterial products

(+) Kills all known germs (-) creates stronger germs (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2005)

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How should university education be funded?

(+) Education is a benefit for all (-) But someone has to pay the cost (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Child Safety on the Internet

(+) The interet helps us catch the bad us and girls (-) The interet allows them to hide (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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Current Debate - AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

AV Referendum on 5th May! Which is fairer, AV or First Past the Post?

(+) A step in the right direction... (-) ...though not as big a step as it could or should be (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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What should we do with the House of Lords?

(+) A fairer system that gives everyone a chance of representation (-) Too radical/crazy(?) (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

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Should British court trials be televised

(+) An examination of Americas past (-) Race hate is still there (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2011)

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Current Debate - Is one a prime number?

Is one a prime number?

(+) N/A (-) N/A (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2006)

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Current Debate - Should we celebrate Midsummer Day?

Should we celebrate Midsummer Day?

(+) Midsummer Madness (-) Midsummer Sanity (or vice versa) (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2009)

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Why British TV is going downhill

(+) BBC is not owned by a foreign corporation (-) Read the small print, Skippy didn't (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2010)

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Current Debate - Asteroids and Meteors

Asteroids and Meteors

(+) They light up the sky (-) They will one day wipe us out. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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The start of the existence of everything

(+) Here, you will find the truth (-) Are you scraed of knowing the truth? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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Current Debate - Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery

(+) injured people can be reconstructed again, better life, self-confidence, safer nowadays (-) health risks, doctors may treat you wrong, expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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What do you think of the Kraft Cadbury Merger?

(+) Its Cadburys - Leave be - I've a watch you can have for 11Bn instead (-) The yanks are bigger than us - weight wise (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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The Arab world is on fire! Will this lead to the democratisation of the region? How will the European countries be affected?

(+) Freedom (-) Oil price on the up! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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Current Debate - Katie Price discussion

Katie Price discussion

(+) Monotoned voice makes me drop-off very quickly (-) Has a centipede got legs? (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2009)

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Current Debate - State of England: Equality

State of England: Equality

(+) There is always hope (-) Still not enough women in board rooms (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2013)

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Should Cyclists have to pass a test and have compulsory insurance?

(+) Safer roads and less deaths (-) Less people will use bikes? (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Every Girl Needs a Gay Best Friend

Advantages: more gay people are included in films and on tv
Disadvantages: the representation is unrealistic

...…or American sitcoms would like you to believe. In recent years, there has been a fascination with all things gay and more and more gay people are being shown on TV …However…is it just me or are they the same roles over and over and over again?? Gay ...

aysegul 31.10.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Are Gay People Portrayed In a Positive Way In Popular Film and Televison?

Ggay pride in reverse?

Advantages: See text.
Disadvantages: See text.

...just like to write a review on this subject matter of whether I think that gay people are portrayed in a positive manner in film or TV - and my answer has to be a big fat no. Let me explain, before I get shouted down by gay and st ...

dynamicnurse 23.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Are Gay People Portrayed In a Positive Way In Popular Film and Televison?

Can you tell??

Advantages: more understanding of the gay community
Disadvantages: people think all the gay community are camp!

Living in Blackpool in a very large Gay community we see both sides of the coin so to speak. We see the "Camp" men and the ordinary looking men. We see the butch lesbians and the "feminine" lesbians. We know couples who have been together for over 15 ...

carolburns 04.06.2005 · Read full review
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how are gay people portayed

Advantages: Understanding
Disadvantages: -

I feel that Coranation street has portray the whole gay situation with todd extremly well as i feel this is true to how some people do react to gay people, yeah i do think that the way the storyline in which sarah lost her baby after todd told her he was ...

kristom 11.08.2004 · Read full review
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AV it!

Advantages: We get to vote out the Tories!
Disadvantages: Extremists get in

So, for the local elections on May 5th we also get to vote on whether we want to change to the Alternate Voting system, already used in Wales and Scotland. This is where you list your voting preference from your first choice (#1) down to the bottom candid ...

thedevilinme 05.04.2011 · Read full review
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