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"We risk having a moral line imposed on us": cartoonists in support of Xavier Gorce

2021-01-22T05:46:28.305Z

The designer left Le Monde after one of his caricatures was questioned. Interviewed by Le Figaro, his colleagues Kak (L'Opinion), Ranson (Le Parisien - Today in France), Espé (former member of L'Humanité), Deligne (La Croix, La Montagne ...) and Boll (Les Echoes) deplore a ...



"This resignation comes after the publication, Tuesday January 19, in the newsletter

Le Brief du Monde

, of a drawing by Xavier Gorce that we should not have published".

Here is what we can read in a press release published Wednesday, January 20 on the

World

website

.

Tuesday, a caricature dealing with incest and transidentity, produced by the designer of

Indégivrables,

was published in the morning newsletter of the great evening daily.

Vilified on social networks, then released by the management of

Le Monde

, Xavier Gorce announced, on Twitter, to end his collaboration with the daily, for which he had worked since the 1990s.

The controversy arose from two penguins discussing, quietly installed on the ice floe, the necessary degree of kinship to determine incest.

Trying in an offbeat way to deal with a serious and omnipresent subject since Camille Kouchner's revelations concerning her stepfather, Olivier Duhamel.

Deeming

"disproportionate"

the relentlessness

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Source: lefigaro

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