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A former spokesman for the pedophile advocacy group Prostasia wrote a hit piece in Bloomberg against the new anti-child trafficking film “Sound of Freedom.”
Noah Berlatsky served in 2021 as communications director for Prostasia, a group that calls itself “a new kind of child protection organization,” but works to remove the stigma surrounding “MAPs” or “minor-attracted people.”
On Saturday, Bloomberg published an opinion article authored by Berlatsky, titled “QAnon and ‘Sound of Freedom’ Both Rely on Tired Hollywood Tropes.” The article was reprinted by The Washington Post.
In the article, Berlatsky, who is also a former NBC contributor, bashed “Sound of Freedom,” which has been hailed by conservatives since it premiered last month. The film is about a federal agent who saves a sister and brother from child trafficking and is based on a true story. The movie stars Jim Caviezel and was produced by the same studio that made the faith-based series “The Chosen.”
Berlatsky claimed the film has been “embraced by the far right and Christians,” who he complains have “helped boost it to more than $50 million in receipts at the box office.”
Berlatsky also claimed “Sound of Freedom” is linked to the conspiracy theory QAnon. The movie’s creator recently called allegations that the movie has a QAnon connection “sick,” and Caviezel, the film’s star, said he was unaware of the conspiracy in 2018 when the movie was filmed.
“But the truth is that the conspiratorial right and the Hollywood default aren’t that different — which is why, perhaps, our polity has had such difficulty rejecting QAnon, Trump and fascism,” Berlatsky wrote.
Critics have accused Prostasia, the pedophile advocacy group, for years of trying to normalize pedophilia behind a thin smoke screen of “child protection.”
The group’s blog posts have mentioned “kink” and “child protection” in the same breath. Prostasia has also argued against criminalizing fantasy child pornography and in favor of keeping child sex dolls legal.
Besides his stint as communications director for Prostasia, Berlatsky has a long social media history of defending pedophiles.
“Pedophiles are essentially a stigmatized group. Certain people get designated as deviants, people hate them,” Berlatsky tweeted in February, 2017, according to a screenshot.
“The issue isn’t that people care about the victims. The issue is that pedophiles are loathed,” Berlatsky tweeted the same day in 2017.
Berlatsky has also attacked the relationship between parents and their children.
“Parents are tyrants. ‘parent’ is an oppressive class, like rich people or white
people,” Berlatsky tweeted in December 2020.
“There are things you can do to try to minimize the abuse that’s endemic to the parent/child relationship, but it’s always there,” he added.
Meanwhile, gender ideology plays a large role in Berlatsky’s family. He has been vocal about supporting his trans-identifying son, who now identifies as a girl.
In February, Berlatsky wrote an article for Insider, titled “My wife is bisexual and nonbinary, and my daughter is transgender. My queer family helped me better understand myself and my masculinity.”
Berlatsky’s Twitter account, which has more than 21,000 followers, is currently locked in private mode.