The author of an advertising campaign with the participation of the queer family of the Vkusville retail chain, Roman Polyakov, and several other employees from his team quit after the company removed the advertising article. About it informs BBC.
“I asked Roman for permission to talk about him. He gave me permission. Roma resigned of his own free will, he was finalizing (maybe already finalized, or maybe still finalizing) some time, so as not to abandon his team, ”said one of the heroines of the video Yuma.
According to her, Polyakov and his colleagues quit, “because they just felt disgusted.” Vkusville said they were not going to fire the author of the advertising campaign.
Recall at the end of June “Vkusville” released an advertising material with the participation of a queer family. When Internet users and the media drew attention to this, the company said that “they did not want to become a source of discord and hatred,” apologized and deleted the published material. Then users of social networks criticized Vkusville for deleting the article.
After that, the heroines of the video faced bullying, after which left From Russia. They are going to apply for asylum in Spain.
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