I was ready to vomit and cry when i read the article. Now, once again, I would like to make this very clear…. Audio x. Hey about the homophobia ask, I think it pertains to the picture of Putin with the backdrop of a rainbow flag. The reason people are calling you out on that is because they generally don't like the implications that you can insult the oppressor by comparing them to the victims of that oppression.
I just want them all to be happy. It would make me so happy to see them able to live their lives and do what they want to do. Activists are taking the action of breaking the law and directly mailing the books to children to confront the anti-gay hysteria that is sweeping the country. It shows the boy meeting friends from around the world, one with a mother and father, and another who has two legally married dads who are shown exchanging a small kiss with the Olympic flag in the background. Also included is a page showing a terrified Misha being taken out of his home by police as the recently proposed law to forcibly remove children from homes with gay parents would do. The book concludes on a happy note with Misha dreaming of a Russia where his family is treated equally and the boy proudly wearing a T-shirt sold on the FCKH8. Get Over It.
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