A Swedish peace group believes that you don’t have to use military aggression to deter Russian Submarines swimming through their waters. They offer another non confrontational approach that offers their own underwater defense installation: a gay-themed sonar system.
In a publicity stunt dubbed “Operation The Singing Sailor,” the Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society placed a sonar device in the Stockholm archipelago sending out a Morse code message saying “This way if you are gay.” Yes Gay…. The device also features a neon sign with a sailor waving a white flag and the words “Welcome to Sweden — Gay since 1944” — the year Sweden legalized homosexuality.
The group is urging the Swedish government to resist calls for re-armament after a week long hunt in October for a suspected Russian submarine, saying “love and peace across boundaries is more important than ever.