Russia LGBT

We’ll Get You My Pretty Miss Universe And Your Dog NBC, Too

One of the great mysteries in life is why the LGBT community is so fascinated by Beauty Pageants, myself included. As children we gathered around the TV sets to cheer on our favorite contestants. We ‘oohed’ and ‘oh no she didn’t’ over the swimsuits and fearlessly critiqued the evening gowns, not to mention being on […]

Stephen Fry calls for Olympics ban

British Broadcaster Stephen Fry has urged David Cameron to support moves to strip Russia of the 2014 Winter Olympics because of its new anti-gay laws. In an open letter to the PM, the International Olympic Committee and London 2012’s Lord Coe, he said Russia was “making scapegoats of gay people”. The government said it was […]

From Russia With(Out) Love

Russia’s passage of a law signed by President Vladimir Putin last month that bans the “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations” has brought the country, the winter Olympics and vodka into international scrutiny and debate. At the center of the law is its seemingly state-sanctioned abuse of human rights.  The human and civil rights of all […]

Boycott Sochi Winter Olympics In Russia

In the Russian State of intolerance: Gays and lesbians could be arrested at Sochi Winter Olympics under new Russian anti-gay law Gay rights activists hold a banner reading “Homophobia – The religion of bullies” during their action in protest at homophobia, at Red Square in Moscow. The foolish Olympic Committee believes athletes competing at the […]