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    Default Celina Jaitly's fight for LGBT rights goes to UN

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    Bollywood actress Celina Jaitly, a prominent voice for the rights of gays and lesbians in the country, will support Free & Equal, the United Nation's (UN) year-long campaign for equality and justice for people practising alternate sexuality. She hopes to create awareness about the problems faced by the LGBT community.
    A press release from the United Nations Human Rights names Celina along with pop star Ricky Martin, and Brazilian singer Daniela Mercury who have taken the pledge to support the campaign.
    The Free & Equal campaign aims to raise awareness about homophobic and transphobic violence and discrimination, and encourage greater respect for the rights of LGBT people.
    When contacted in Singapore, Celina said: "I have spent half of my life fighting for the cause and finally with the backing of United Nations Human Rights and with the help of people I respect and love, I can take the campaign to another level. To get a platform like this to reach out to people across the world is a dream come true."
    The "No Entry" fame actress feels there is a long way to go before we come anywhere close to realising equality for the LGBT community in India.
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