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Same-Sex Couple Wow Israel’s Strictly Come Dancing

by | 4th, November 2010

STRICTLY Come Dancing Israel features same-sex dancing couple Gili Shem Tov and professional dancer Dorit Milman. Says Tov, a TV presenter:

“I live with a woman, we are raising my son together and it felt natural to dance with a woman.”

The Sun says Tov is “gorgeous” – because only lesbians who men fancy get on the telly (pictured). The paper states, factually:

The girls are the first same-sex pairing in any of the 75 countries where BBC1’s hit is copied.

Sky, the Sun’s sister organ says:

Thirty different countries have versions of the show, but none have done what Israel has this week.

However many countries the show is broadcast in, Tov is on a mission to enlarge the sphere of pro-celebrity dancing:

“I heard people say they won’t let their children watch the show because it’s a same-sex couple and they don’t like it. It makes me feel I want to do it more. And if only a few people will become more tolerant and open-minded, my work is done here.”

Yes, readers. She’s not doing it because it comes naturally. It’s a deliberate move to educate. But who wants to be educated on Saturday night telly..?

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