Russia’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Olympics

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Russia is now saying that you can “be” gay at the 2014 Sochi Olympics so long as you don’t “act” gay.

Russians change mind for 4th time, now claim won’t jail gays during Olympics

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Last week they said they would jail gays, then they said they wouldn’t, then they would, and now they won’t.

Two excellent articles from the Russian media on the gay Stoli boycott

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My praise might get a RIA Novosti reporter sent to a gulag, but I’m seriously impressed with their journalism.

England legalizes gay marriage

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Though, oddly, the law bans the Church of England from conducting such weddings, ever.
Russian police detain a gay rights activist during an attempt to hold the unauthorized gay pride parade on May 28, 2011 in Moscow, Russia. kojoku / Shutterstock.com

Russia’s Putin signs draconian anti-gay law banning speech, rainbows, holding hands

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Concern mounts over the safety of athletes and fans attending Sochi, Russia’s Winter Olympics in 2014.

Nancy Pelosi is wrong about ENDA

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Our past- and future- speaker suggested that gay jobs-bill ENDA was killed by DADT. That’s not what happened.

Gay-bashing, very nice: Classic anti-Soviet Wendy’s ad from 1985 (video)

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Since Putin is turning Russia back into the Soviet Union, perhaps it’s time we treated them like the USSR.

Russia on verge of banning pro-gay speech; jailing gay (and pro-gay) tourists, businesspeople

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In a throwback to its Soviet past, the new authoritarian Russia is no longer safe for anyone.

“Death to gays” hashtag trending in France following passage of gay marriage law today

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France has seen a marked uptick in anti-gay rhetoric & violence in the lead-up to the final gay marriage vote.

Sister Cities dropping St. Petersburg, RU over horrific anti-gay law. Will LA, Quebec, Paris join?

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Milan and Venice have already suspended Sister City status with St. Petersburg, Russia over new anti-gay law.
Russian police detain a gay rights activist during an attempt to hold the unauthorized gay pride parade on May 28, 2011 in Moscow, Russia. kojoku / Shutterstock.com

Russia to consider “ban everything gay” law

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For the children, of course. Though I think it’s more for the adults who pine for the old communist dictators.

Amnesty International suggests being gay is a “choice,” in story about Uganda “kill the gays” bill

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“It’s really a question of the right of an individual to choose how they want to live their lives.” Uh, no.
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