In winter, frost could easily mean a broken hip for the twins. The risk of falling returns in summer, when the swampy earth turns to soft powder. Asphalt is one of many basic amenities missing from this horsefly-infested village of
Battling the 'homosexual agenda,' the hard-line religious right has made a series of incendiary claims. But they're just not true. Ever since born-again singer and orange juice pitchwoman Anita Bryant helped kick off the contemporary anti-gay movement some 40 years ago, hard-line elements of the religious right have been searching for ways to demonize gay people — or, at a minimum, to find arguments that will prevent their normalization in society.
Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist protest punk rock group based in Moscow. The group gained global notoriety when five members of the group staged a performance inside Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior on February 21, The women said their protest was directed at the Orthodox Church leaders' support for Putin during his election campaign.
We have covered that extensively here on Oblogdee. There have been calls to boycott the Olympics being held at Sochi in Russia, there are calls to refuse entry into the U. Please see Video below and bottom list of 10 ways to stop the Russian terror against Gays. The movement is growing worldwide to hold Russia and its politicians responsible for these abuses.
Everyone is tense and pretending not to be. Judith Gough, the British ambassador to Ukraine, appears from nowhere in a corridor at the Foreign Office, tall, striding, hand outstretched. She has the mannered air of a BBC newsreader — breezy, graceful, with immaculate deportment — which almost conceals the sense that she is paddling furiously beneath the surface.
In a recent article for Russian magazine Snobseveral gay survivors of torment and persecution from that country describe their ordeals. LGBTQ Nation reports that the men in the article do not identify themselves, but give accounts of persecution by their friends, family and others. One interviewee says this mass murder of homosexuals is an effort for the country to exterminate gay people entirely.
Or browse results titled :. Debauche New Orleans, Louisiana. Debauche formed about on Royal Street in New Orleans, where Ukrainian-born Yegor Romantsov sang every Friday drinking his home made honey pepper vodka and singing his Russian hooligan songs, as he called it.
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My own experience of Russia last year was far away in Siberia via the Trans-Siberian railroad from Beijing to Ekaterinburg then back to Vladivostok. The cities along the way were hardly gay meccas, although Ekaterinburg has had gay pride marches. These two stories describe modern gay Russia.