Queer Nation/RUSA LGBT Russian vodka dump at Russian consulate in NYC by ©Scott Wooledge

American bars start boycotting Russian vodka over Ukraine

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We gays always were trendsetters.
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Young gay teen, tortured by Russian vigilantes, may be dead (video)

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Russian authorities refer to the group Occupy Pedophilia as a “civil movement fighting the sins of the society.”
Queer Nation/RUSA LGBT Russian vodka dump at Russian consulate in NYC by ©Scott Wooledge

Stoli has no LGBT non-discrimination policy “because so far we didn’t need that”

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Stoli CEO was equally vague about whether they provide benefits to partners, spouses of gays, worldwide.
Queer Nation/RUSA LGBT Russian vodka dump at Russian consulate in NYC by ©Scott Wooledge

Just say NYET: Gays dump vodka outside Russian NYC consulate

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“We’re here, we’re queer, we’re drinking only beer!”
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Russian vigilantes are videoing the kidnapping, beating and torture of young gays

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The perpetrators are clear from the videos, but the Russian authorities reportedly refuse to lift a finger.
"Tsarina Putin."

How does a pogrom against LGBT people pass muster in 2013?

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Why now more than ever we need a boycott of Russian products, especially vodka. #DumpStoli
An LGBT rights activist after being attacked by Russian thugs this year. (Photo by Ilya Varlamov, with permission)

Boycotts 101: Why the gay boycott of Russian vodka is already working

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Boycotts don’t work. Until they do. Why some people give boycotts a bad name, and how good boycotts win.
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

23 lead Russian LGBT activists endorse boycott of Russian vodka, Olympics

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“We speak out in favor of boycotting Russian goods and companies, and the Olympic Games in Sochi.”
"Tsarina Putin."

NYT Editorial: “Mr. Putin’s War on Gays”

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LOTS of news in the past 24 hours about the now worldwide boycott of Russian vodka, particularly Stolichnaya.
Gays in Nazi Germany were considered a threat to German purity. The Nazis arrested 100,000 men, with 10,000 to 15,000 sent to concentration camps to die.

Stoli gay boycott explodes: Seattle, LA, SF, NYC, SD, Chgo, Columb., Vanc., Toronto, Australia, UK dump Russian vodka

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