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Rio de Janeiro mayor bans Avengers comic book over gay kiss

PinkNews Saturday, 7 September 2019
The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Crivella, has sought to stop sales of an Avengers comic book because it features a kiss between two men. Mayor Marcelo Crivella ordered the removal of Avengers: The Children’s Crusade from sale at the Rio International Book Biennial, because it features a kiss between superheroes...
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News video: Rio's Mayor Tried To Ban 'Avengers' Comic Book Showing 2 Men Kissing

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A judge rebuked an attempt by Rio de Janeiro's mayor to ban a book that portrayed a kiss between two male superheroes. Mayor Marcelo Crivella, who is affiliated with the evangelical megachurch Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and wrote in his 1999 book that homosexuality is a " terrible evil,"...

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