Staff - Help - Contact Search:
other comparisons




The Girl With All The Gifts






Star Slammer






Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box Limited Edition Tril






Streets Of Fire




Channel 4 Censors The Simpsons

The Word "Gay" was Removed, Called Overreaction

After the successful cult series The Simpsons had some problems in Switzerland and Venezuela in the past and now the UK can be added to that list. The British TV program Channel 4 deemed it necessary to remove the word "gay" from the episode "Homer Loves Flanders". The sentence containing the term was cut off by advertisements.

When asked about this issue, a spokesperson replied that a compliance officer must have been a little too sensitive in this case:

We always carefully consider the context in which language is used in our programming. However in this instance the episode was edited in error as neither the word nor the context was unsuitable. Ofcom, the broadcasting regulator says there is no evidence to conclude that the word "gay" is necessarily and automatically intended to be, or is, offensive. The term is viewed as offensive when employed in a context that results in a negative portrayal of homosexual men and women.

 

 

 

 

 

Release: Nov 17, 2012 - Author: Mike Lowrey - Translator: Mike Lowrey - Source: TheTelegraph

The Latest News

Jul 25, 2017 Lady Frankenstein - Longest Version Worldwide (UK Label Finds Several Minutes of New Footage)

Jul 23, 2017 976-EVIL on Blu-ray (US Release in October)

Jul 23, 2017 Between Night and Dawn - New Romero Box (Three Romero Films on Blu-ray/DVD by Arrow)

Jul 23, 2017 Blood Feast Remake Cut for R-Rating (Minor Cuts for Upcoming US Theatrical Release)

Jul 23, 2017 Antropophagus Remastered by 88 Films (New 2K Scan of the Original Negative in August)

Jul 23, 2017 No Extended Version for Alien: Covenant (18 Minutes Deleted Scenes as Extras)

Jul 23, 2017 Cult of Chucky Also Gets an R-Rated Version (2 Versions on Upcoming US Release in October)

Jul 23, 2017 Hatchet: New Cut in Sight (Horror Film Shown at UK FrightFest in August)

Jul 23, 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming - Trailer Scene Not in It (Why the Iron Man Scene Is Only in the Trailer)

Jul 23, 2017 Cabal Cut of Nightbreed About to Be Released (Blu-ray Release Soon)

comments powered by Disqus




Terms of Use - Contact - ADMIN