STF Overturns Decision Authorizing Censorship of Comic Book Showing Gay Kiss

^A democratic regime believes in an environment of free movement of ideas," says Presiding Justice Justice Dias Toffoli. He also says that the decision of the Court of Rio de Janeiro that authorized censorship "violates the legal order, and at the same time, public order."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a decision rendered this Sunday afternoon, September 8th, Presiding Justice Dias Toffoli of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), overturned the measure that authorized the Rio de Janeiro municipal government to censor works at the Rio Book Biennial.

In his decision, Toffoli states that the "democratic regime believes in an environment of free movement of ideas" and that the image of the kiss between two male superheroes in the comic book . . .

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