FIRST BLACK BRITISH GAY DRAMA: IN THE DEEP (EPISODES 1 AND 2)

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In The Deep is about four fun-loving best friends who live in the heart of East London, each harbouring secrets of their own. It’s a story about people, their loves, lives and lies as they go about their daily routine telling stories that we can all relate to.

Ade, stuck between two worlds, Nigerian and gay. He lives a double life, hiding his relationships on both ends; Emilia has the confusing ‘thing’ with Riley her straight best friend; Wesley looking for that love thing and two come at once; Rene happy go carefree whose life is about to hit a brick wall. 

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WARNING: SOME PROFANITY AND TOUCHES ON VERY ADULT THEMES.

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Britain’s first gay marriages draw hundreds of midnight well-wishers

ITS ABOUT TIME!

Metro

Gay couple Peter McGraith (right) and David Cabreza were married at Islington Town Hall (Picture: Getty Images)

Hundreds of people turned out in the early hours of this morning to celebrate Britain’s first same-sex weddings.

The ceremonies became possible after the law to allow gay marriage in England and Wales came into force at midnight.

Couples across the country made their vows and were greeted by scores of well-wishers in a landmark move that, according to human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, has made Britain ‘a more tolerant, equal place’.

Although civil partnerships already joined couples together legally, the fundamental difference with a marriage is the spoken words that take place at the ceremony, not just the signing of a document.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 29: Gay couple Peter McGraith (left) and David Cabreza kiss outside Islington Town Hall after getting married shortly after midnight in one of the UK's first same-sex weddings on March 29, 2014 in London, England. Same sex couples have been able to enter into 'civil partnerships' since 2005, however following a change in the law in July 2013 gay couples are now eligible to marry in England and Wales. A number of gay couples have arranged for their wedding ceremonies to take place shortly after midnight on March 29, 2014 to become some of the first to take advantage of the new law. Parliament's decision to grant same sex couples an equal right to marriage has been met with opposition from religious groups. Gay marriage is currently being debated in Scotland, however the Northern Ireland administration has no plans to make it law.(Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX *** Peter McGraith (left) and David Cabreza tied the knot in Islington, north London Picture: Getty

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How To… Stop Violence

TED Blog

Rodrigo Canales begins today’s talk by bringing us to a very confusing peace march. After a battle between Mexican law enforcement and the drug cartel La Familia Michoacana turned the city of Apatzingán into a battlefield for two days in 2010, the mayor of the town decided to hold a march for peace.[ted_talkteaser id=1859] Thousands of citizens showed up. And while half of those at the march wore white and held signs calling for peace, the other half proudly displayed signs and t-shirts supporting La Familia.

Canales shares this story to illustrate a point: “Our current understanding of drug violence and what leads to it is, at the very least, incomplete,” he says, speaking in the TED office.

Over the past six years, 60,000 to 100,000 Mexicans have lost their lives to drug violence. It’s a staggering number, and one that tends to get tuned out by those reading…

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