Singapore bans Archie comic over depiction of gays
An Archie comic book was banned in Singapore for its depiction of a gay character, local media reported today.
Archie: The Married Life Volume Three, part of a five-book series, features a gay character who gets married. The volume was banned by Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA), according to the Independent Singapore, a news website.
“We regret that Archie: The Married Life is deemed to breach the content guidelines for imported publications, and removed from sale by notice of MDA. We are not able to sell this title,” a spokesperson for Kinokuniya, a major bookseller in Singapore, told the Independent.
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