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Award-winning LGBT activist charged with child pornography — RT World News

“Anastasia Diamond” Reportedly Uploaded Dozens Of Prepubescent Boys Sex Videos

Brice Williams, a drag queen known by the stage name “Anastasia Diamond”, has been charged with 25 counts of possession of child pornography. Williams has previously been honored for her work with LGBT youth and, more controversially, was filmed performing an underage drag show.

Williams was charged in June with 25 counts of child pornography and 18 counts of criminal use of a means of communication. According to Penn Live, Williams uploaded at least 49 photos and 25 videos of naked prepubescent boys, and court documents say the videos showed boys engaging in sex acts, sometimes with an adult male involved.

Williams admitted to police that he had viewed child pornography since 2014, starting with messaging apps and progressing to sharing files with like-minded men on cloud storage apps, documents show. judicial.

Prior to his arrest, Williams, from Pennsylvania, was a famous LGBT activist. The accused did HIV awareness and prevention work with GLO Harrisburg, a center that provides “safe space” for minority LGBT youth.

Central PA’s LGBT Center presented Williams with its “Rising Star Award” in 2021, although posts celebrating the drag queen have since been removed from the organization’s website and social media pages.

“I feel like it’s so important because I know there are little kids like me who are gay [and] who are black who are still not able to look up to anyone,” Williams told PennLive last year. “So that’s why I got into this business. I wanted to have…a big impact on people in my community.

Williams courted controversy even before his arrest. An undated video shared by the “Libs of TikTok” Twitter account showed Williams performing for a group of kids, apparently at a gay bar.

Such performances have become very controversial in the United States. A video surfaced last month of a drag queen wearing only panties leading a young girl into a bar in Miami, prompting calls for legal action. Pictures of another “kid friendly” Last month, a drag show at a Texas gay bar went viral after children were seen waving dollar bills at performers and joining the queens on stage under a sign that read “It’s not going to lick.” Meanwhile in Washington, DC, pictures showing children and toddlers marching in a ‘Pride’ parade behind a topless man with boobs sparked outrage online.

Involving children in drag queen shows is deviance, not pride

The above incidents led to conservative protesters picketing gay bars and to accuse the performers of “grooming” children and prompted Republican lawmakers in several states to introduce legislation banning such events.

Under Pennsylvania law, possession of child pornography is a second-degree felony, with each count carrying a maximum prison sentence of ten years, while criminal use of a means of communication carries a maximum sentence of seven years.

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