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In Riverdale, A Happy Long Life Free of Prejudice March 1, 2012

Posted by rogerhollander in Art, Literature and Culture, LGBT, Right Wing.
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www.commondreams.org, Feb. 29, 2012

by Abby Zimet

The right-wing American Family Association’s One Million Moms is freaking out because Archie comics now has not just an openly gay character, but that character getting married to his partner. Who’s black, for Jiminy Cricket’s sake. So they want Toys ‘R Us to get rid of those nasty comics right now. But Archie Comics’ CEO says he wishes Kevin Keller and his new husband all the best, thanks.

“We stand by Life with Archie #16. As I’ve said before, Riverdale is a safe, welcoming place that does not judge anyone. It’s an idealized version of America that will hopefully become reality someday.”

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