Rainbow Flags At Half-Staff In Solidarity With Russian Gays During Putin’s Visit to the Netherlands

By: Sunday April 7, 2013 2:40 pm

Rainbow flags were flown at half-staff in the Netherlands on Sunday in protest of Russia’s draconian anti-gay policies. The protest was prompted by the expected arrival on Monday of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will be in the Netherlands to discuss trade and other issues with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.  The Netherlands is Russia’s [...]

Russia: Aeroflot forces a gay flight attendant to marry a woman

By: Sunday January 29, 2012 8:54 pm

When pro-equality forces in the U.S.  think about how far this country has to go to extend full civil equality to LGBTs here, it’s good to get a reality check of some of the more egregious nonsense that still goes on around the globe. Gay Star News (my emphasis below): Gay activists in Russia are [...]

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