Transgender saves the world: political correctness and tolerance in pop culture


© Leila Leiz

MOSCOW, June 24 – RIA Novosti. Pop culture is increasingly turning to topical themes in Western society — gay marriage, transgenderism and racial discrimination. Recently it became known that in the comics for the first time in history will be a hero that wasn’t defined — it woman or man.

Charlie Chalis or

.@AfterShockComix Announces New Series ALTERS by @mypauljenkins Leyla Laiz @TBonvillain

— Comicosity (@comicosity) 23 Jun 2016

The main character of the comic book series Alters – student Charlie young. He lives a simple life superhero, but there is one thing: when a guy wears a cherished suit, he turns into a girl Chalis, control the gravitational field. In these comics there are other characters – drug addicts and people with mental disabilities.


We’ve expanded our line to offer girls more choices. Learn more at #TheDollEvolves

— Mattel (@Mattel) January 28, 2016

Doctors have repeatedly proven that girls with the figure of a Barbie doll would be unable to survive too thin waist, tall and lush bust. Mattel has often been accused of imposing girls false ideas about the ideal appearance. Now in the line of toys appeared doll with the parameters of real women. Protesting against the collapse of the ideals of the men immediately began to demand that each Barbie Ken bought a figure, like a man.

Dark-skinned sorceress

Hermione Granger (@MissDumezweni) in #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild. First public preview in 6 days!

— Harry Potter Play (@HPPlayLDN) June 1, 2016.

The race issue is not resolved until the end. Some netizens were outraged when they learned that the theatre production of “Harry Potter and the cursed child” Hermione Granger will play black actress Noma Dumezweni. The “mother” of the beloved wizard of J. K. Rowling said that he approved the casting of actors. “The story from Hermione’s brown eyes and curly hair, and she is very smart. About the white skin said nothing,” — said the writer in social networks.

Same-sex marriage

Photo published by stefanogabbana (@stefanogabbana) Feb 8 2016 10:17 PST

Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana original reacted to the discussion of gay marriage in the local Parliament. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana released a collection of t-shirts and bags with prints in the form of same-sex couples and their children.

All the faces of love
Catherine Chesnokova in fotoboeken Ryan Reynolds during Photocall to the premiere of Tim Miller’s “Deadpool” in the hotel “Ritz Carlton” in Moscow

Ryan Reynolds, who played Deadpool superhero movie, said that he would be happy if his character was gay. The story, the sexual orientation of the protagonist is questionable. However, experts believe that Hollywood producers will not take this step for fear of losing viewers.

Sex education
© Fotolia/ Artem FurmanМолодая couple in bed

A few years ago in Germany there was a scandal around the lessons of sex education. The students talked about transexuality, homosexual love, showing how to properly use contraception, and so on. For refusing to attend classes the children’s parents were subject to fines.

The scandal continued: a few days ago it became known that the children begin to talk about anal sex and sadomasochism. The seventh graders will have to play theatrical sketches for the proposed theme is, in the opinion of the initiators of the lessons will help to consolidate the material. Among the topics: the orgasm room for Masturbation and others.

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