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posted Friday, March 5, 2010 - Volume 38 Issue 10

Shows with gay characters could lose Florida tax credits
National Post

Popular TV shows such as 'Glee,' which features the gay character Kurt (played by Chris Colfer), would be denied tax credits under a new incentive package before the Florida house of representatives Handout Popular TV shows such as 'Glee,' which features the gay character Kurt (played by Chris Colfer), would be denied tax credits under a new incentive package before the Florida house of representatives

MIAMI - Florida lawmakers are considering a "family friendly" bill that would deny tax credits to films and television shows with gay characters in favor of those promoting traditional values.

The proposal, which has fueled a heated controversy for its discriminatory nature, would increase current tax credits from 2 to 5% of production costs for shows considered "family friendly."

full story:
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=2661030


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