The Ministry of Internal Affairs received an appeal with a complaint about the demonstration of LGBT-themed TV series by the Netflix service labeled “16+”, the department has begun to consider it, the newspaper reports. “Vedomosti”who viewed a copy of the document.
Olga Baranets, who calls herself “public ombudsman for family rights”, applied to the authorities. She sent her appeal to the Ministry of Internal Affairs on November 10. “This colorful collection of films and TV series tells about the life of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people,” Baranets quotes the publication.
“I believe that the actions of the Netflix service, expressed in the demonstration for minors of films and TV series, in which the main characters are representatives of the LGBT community, contain signs of an administrative offense under Part 2 of Art. 6.21 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation, ”the appeal says. She asks to prosecute both the streaming platform itself and its officials under this article.
The site of the “authorized” also has article demanding “to attract Netflix for the propaganda of perversion to Russian children.”
“The objective side of the administrative offense is evident: the deliberate propaganda for the Russian“ advanced youth ”of non-traditional sexual attitudes through the main characters and the plot of the film, the attractiveness of non-traditional sexual relations, a distorted idea of the social equivalence of traditional and non-traditional sexual relations, and simply awakening interest in this topic in the heads of children who themselves would never have thought about it, ”the article says.