On the left is Zarya, hero of the Overwatch universe. On the right, regular human Mina Petrovic with one of the best pieces of Zarya cosplay we've ever seen.
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Those nice, soft bumpy mousepads are usually used to represent a massive set of jugs (or occasionally a nice pert set of man buns).
But this mousepad is different.
Lots of Overwatch fans read the game's proud, pink-haired Russian lady soldier Zarya as gay. While perhaps not a huge deal on its own, that interpretation conflicts with homophobic views widely held in Russia and backed by the state, forcing Russian Overwatch players to reconcile two clashing interpretations of a widely admired character.