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By Karl Andersson

the 1st factor of Destroyer journal dropped like a bomb in may perhaps 2006. For the 1st time because the Seventies, a homosexual journal dared to brazenly have fun the wonderful thing about the teenage boy, in phrases and images.

Reactions have been fierce. The Swedish LGBT institution cried out opposed to the journal, claiming it gave homosexual humans a nasty identify. Neo-Nazis have been simply as disillusioned, and the Ombudsman for kids demanded a metamorphosis within the legislation to make the journal unlawful. A police research used to be instigated and Destroyer's editor Karl Andersson was once summoned to an interrogation.

Gay Man's Worst good friend is not just the exciting tale of Europe's such a lot debatable homosexual journal, advised from Stockholm, Prague and Berlin. it is also the tale of the homosexual circulate within the twenty first century. The outraged reactions to Destroyer disclose hidden strength constructions and convey how homosexual id has been progressively gotten smaller over contemporary a long time, aside from ever extra expressions of homosexuality.

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