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2006-04-04 14:07:45

By John Marquis NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - The Bahamas has banned the gay cowboy movie "Brokeback Mountain," triggering a new controversy over the island chain's reputation for homophobia. Gay rights groups and other critics called on the Plays and Films Control Board to think again, so far to no avail. "I cannot understand denying people the right to make their own choices," said theater director Phillip Burrows. The award-winning 2005 film about two cowboys who fall in love got...