Russia, Hate, Violence, Shame

'A gay rights supporter is beaten to the ground' in Russia. Credit: Olga Maltseva, Getty Images via Buzzfeed.

‘A gay rights supporter is beaten to the ground’ in Russia. Credit: Olga Maltseva, Getty Images via Buzzfeed.

Yes, I had some things to say about Russia’s leadership. OutJustice is my outlet for that type of commentary.

Russia has a law criminalizing “propaganda” that shows LGBTQIA persons in a positive light. Anyone who participates in “gayness,” or says it’s pretty OK in some way (so to speak) is to be shut down. Violence? Sure, why not. Go ahead.

Two women holding hands = crime.

Waiving a rainbow flag = crime.

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Thankfully, Rachel Maddow is monitoring the world.

 

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