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Russia's First Gay Married Couple Had To Run For Their Lives (HBO)
 
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Yevgeny Voitsekhovsky and Pavel Stotsko aren't just a married gay couple — they were the first married gay couple in Russia after their January marriage was officially recognized by a government official. But their bliss was short lived, and they were quickly forced to flee the country in fear for their lives. The couple has been staying ever since in a small town in the Netherlands, where they spoke exclusively to VICE News. Although gay marriage is illegal in Russia, Voitsekhovsky and Stotsko took advantage of a loophole earlier this year after discovering the government recognizes foreign marriages. The couple wed in Denmark in January, seven years after they first started dating. On their return to Russia, they took their internal passports to a government office to be officially registered. To their surprise, registering at the municipality office went off without a hitch. “They just took our marriage certificate and stamped our passports,” Pavel Stotsko told VICE News. “At the time, the woman that did it saw that there are two men before her, but she wasn't in any way shocked. She acted by the order they have that marriage registered abroad is recognized in Russia". The trouble came afterward, when the couple went on television to talk about their status as Russia’s first married gay couple. Over the next few days, they say, they were harassed by police and had their domestic passports containing their marriage stamps confiscated and canceled. On the advice of lawyers — and with the financial support of LGBT activists — Voitsekhovsky and Stotsko fled to Amsterdam, without even saying goodbye to their family. They declared themselves as asylum seekers to police at Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport, and have been living as refugees ever since. Last week, after six months of uncertainty and adjustment to life in a place very different to Russia, they received their permanent resident cards. “We went to gay parade in Amsterdam and there we could hold hands in public for the first time in the street because we saw same sex couples — females, males — who were also walking holding hands without any problems,” said Yevgeny Voitsekhovsky. “No one was abusing them by shouting insults behind their backs. No one was threatened physically. We know that we are in a safe environment.” Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo
Views: 86213 VICE News
Young and Gay in Putin's Russia (Part 1/5)
 
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Subscribe to VICE News now: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" in June last year, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state. Homophobia becoming legislation means it's now not only accepted in Russia but actively encouraged, which has led to a depressing rise in homophobic attacks and murders. The main aim of the law, which essentially bans any public display of homosexuality, is to prevent minors from getting the impression that being gay is normal. Which means that, if you're young and gay in Putin's Russia, you're ostracized and cut off from any kind of legal support network. In part 1 we get a ride with Artem, a young driver for Moscow's gay taxi service "Our Taxi", meet Nikita, a 17-year-old activist who has been labeled a "propagandist" because of his LGBT rights YouTube channel, and Yulia, a young lesbian who started LGBT self defense classes after her favorite gay bar in Moscow was attacked by about 20 armed men in October 2012. Continue to part 2/5 here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jWAtyyCYjM&list=PLw613M86o5o5vuc0LSpf_9hBaMnkWwmZJ&index=2 For further information on some of the issues raised, please visit http://www.stonewall.org.uk/international Subscribe to VICE here! http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
Views: 604290 VICE
This is what it's like to be gay in Russia
 
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Two Russian men in this video want to "check how people in Moscow, Russia, will react to a gay couple," showing that while the LGBT community achieved a huge, historic victory in the USA, in other countries there is still a long way to go.
Views: 160899 The Independent
Gay Russian becomes Canadian refugee
 
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Justin Romanov, a gay teen who fled Russia, has been waiting months to find out if he can call Canada home. In the above video, Daily Xtra gets the results as we speak with him after his hearing at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Daily Xtra has been following Romanov’s journey since Children 404, a documentary about LGBT youth in Russia, premiered at Hot Docs 2014
Views: 87485 Xtra
What Putin thinks about gays - BBC NEWS
 
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Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews President Vladimir Putin has defended Russia's law on "gay propaganda" ahead of the Sochi Olympics but insisted he was not prejudiced against homosexuals. Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
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What Russians Think About Gay People
 
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Hey there! [QUICK NOTE - I am aware that the audio was absolutely horrible, my microphpne ended up getting the car/street noise instead of people's responses. I put translation and subtitles at the bottom] This was filmed early August 2015. I was just curious what people in the streets of Novosibirsk would reply to a question "What's your opinion on homosexuality?". As you can see, the answers split 50/50 with one-half being against it and the other half being neutral about the subject. What is your opinion about LGBT? RUSSIAN CHANNEL: http://youtube.com/c/stacyfromrussia http://stacyfromrussia.wordpress.com Music used: Waspy by G-Eazy instrumental prod by APoetTV Mine by Phoebe Ryan (DOCO Remix) No copyright infringement intended. I haven't edited the part 2 video yet, so it's not clickable yet. Let me know if you liked it and if I should do more? :) Follow me on these! twitter https://twitter.com/stacyfromrussia facebook https://www.facebook.com/stacyfromrussia instagram @stacyfromrussia ask.fm @stacyyurishcheva vk: http://vk.com/stacyfromrussia blog: http://another-girl-planet.blogspot.com Support me : https://www.patreon.com/stacyfromrussia 1) What do Russians think of Gay people? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTTqGNHpSXg 2) What do Russians think of Putin? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAH9lfWGKRo 3) Russia vs USA challenge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPPnLN8G1xs 4) Is Russia dangerous for Americans to come? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp6giko98ac 5) Russian girls speak English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbYeCJ2_MiM 6) Voting in Russia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFhgLfLIZ04 7) Differences in life in Russia and the US https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNU1oQUP7So 8) Russian dacha: part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHQRxHw0pPY 9) Russian dacha: part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G52Rq47e3dM 10) Russian banya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ4AcIptnGc 11) Russian school: part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MefwRuPrFT0 12) Russian school: part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBganGLi5Tw 13) Russian prices on groceries https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vzN7d-HUpY 14) What do Russian girls do at the beach? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--S8uRrPDow 15) Russian mall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf7y2e98QtE 16) Russian bar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-z0qWLcv9G8 17) Russian drive thru https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZAYis2YMRU 18) What do Russian girls think of Justin Bieber https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9nSw6YKnBQ 19) How well do Russians know America: part 20) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ0qElbsnUM 21) How well do Russians know America: part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KFisxFg_fw 22) Russian girl asks Americans to guess what state she is from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GnO1pZPX8w 23) Death museum in Russia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9z7BimCYuTg Thanks a lot for watching! Don't forget to subscribe :)
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Russian traditional men's kiss after vodka shot NOT GAY Русские пацаны
 
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BrUderSCHaft (brotherhood) - good Russian drinking tradition.
Gay in Russia Gone Wrong! (Social Experiment)
 
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Shocking Results Unbelievable Social Experiment LGBT On Being Gay In Russia Gone Wrong! Избиение гомосексуалистов в России Reaction to gays in Russia social experiment Credit ChebuRussianTV https://www.youtube.com/user/ChebuRussianTV
Views: 160924 PrankGenerator 2
U.S. athlete speaks out against Russia's new anti gay law
 
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American track athlete Nick Symmonds speaks out against Russia's new anti-gay law. CNN's Phil Black reports. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/
Views: 35706 CNN
The first gay couple was officially registered in Russia
 
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Yevgeny Voytsekhovsky and Pavel Stotzko became the first officially registered gay couple in Russia, where same sex marriage is illegal, thanks to a loophole in Russian legislation. They got married in Copenhagen and then got their Certificates validated in a registry in Moscow. One day after they shared the news duting an interview on an independent Russian TV channel ‘Dozhd’ , their apartment in Moscow was raided by police, who confiscated their passports, claiming them void, and basically threatened Yevgeny and Pavel. They also opened a legal case against them. A group of LGBT activists has come that night to men’s apartment to support them and on the same day the couple fled the country on the premise of feeling unsafe.
Russia is gay
 
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Gay Couple Attacked During Social Experiment In Kiev
 
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A gay couple was attacked by a group of 15-20 young men during a social experiment in Kiev. The experiment set out to recorded how fellow Ukrainians respond to public displays of affection by gay couples. Zoryan Kis and Tymur Levchuck replicated the experiment from a video released by a LGBT group in Russia. Kis and Levchuck found that beyond the actions of a small aggressive far-right minority the majority of Ukrainians were tolerant to their display. Nic Zecevic and Margaret J. Howell take a look at the social experiments further on The Lip News. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jul/23/gay-couple-kicked-pepper-sprayed-far-right-mob-kiev-ukraine http://thelip.tv/ http://www.youtube.com/theliptv2
Views: 396325 TheLipTV2
Two Men Pretend to be Gay in Russia - Watch People React (English Captions)
 
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In this disturbing social experiment, watch as two men pretend to be Homosexual and walk down the streets of Moscow. They face not only verbal harassment, but are physically threatened at times.
Chechnya 'gay purge' victim goes public
 
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A 30-year-old Russian man has identified himself as one of the victims of Chechnya's so-called gay purge A 30-year-old Russian man has identified himself as one of the victims of Chechnya's so-called gay purge To read more: http://www.cbc.ca/1.4356790 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
Views: 15813 CBC News
Global Journalist: Gay rights in Russia
 
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Over the past year, authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya have reportedly arrested dozens of gay men, in some cases imprisoning them for weeks and torturing them with electric shocks. Combined with a 2013 law banning what President Vladimir Putin's government called "homosexual propaganda," the Chechen crackdown seems to indicate that Russia is becoming increasingly homophobic even as LGBT rights are being strengthened in many other countries. Still, the increased visibility of LGBT people in some quarters of Russian and international media may be changing views in some parts of the country. On this edition of Global Journalist: a look at gay rights in Russia, including an interview with the first openly gay comedian to appear on Russian television. Joining the program: *Pasha Zalutski, a Belarussian comedian who has appeared on Otkryti MikrofonI (Open Mic), a talent show on the Russian network THT. *Andrew Kramer, a Russia correspondent for the New York Times. *Tanya Lokshina, Russia program director for Human Rights Watch. *A spokeswoman for the Russian LGBT Network, a group helping gay men who were arrested in Chechnya. She asked that she not be identified for security reasons. Produced by Rachel Foster-Gimbel and Edom Kassaye
Views: 771 Global Journalist
Gay in Russia: Blogger tests 'homophobic' supermarket | DW English
 
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Kyrill Egor visits a Sterligov store with a sign in the window that says "No faggots allowed!" He expects employees to be outraged when he tells them he’s gay but is pleasantly surprised when he finds out that they are reasonable people. For more on this story, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2lb9S
Views: 54416 DW News
Telling the Story of Gays in Russia - Stories | GQ
 
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GQ editors describe the complicated process of reporting a story on LGBT rights in Putin’s Russia—a country that is almost as hostile to the press as it is to gay people. Still haven’t subscribed to GQ on YouTube? ►► http://gqm.ag/YouTubeSub Extended video coverage of our award-winning longform journalism, featuring eye-opening and news-making stories from around the world CONNECT WITH GQ Web: http://gqm.ag/GQVIDE0S Twitter: http://gqm.ag/gqTWITTER Facebook: http://gqm.ag/gqFACEBOOK Google+: http://gqm.ag/gqGOOGLEPLUS Instagram: http://gqm.ag/gqINSTAGRAM Pinterest: http://gqm.ag/gqPINTEREST Tumblr: http://gqm.ag/gqTUMBLR The Scene: http://gqm.ag/gqTHESCENE ABOUT GQ For more than 50 years, GQ has been the premier men’s magazine, providing definitive coverage of style, culture, politics and more. In that tradition, GQ’s video channel covers every part of a man’s life, from entertainment and sports to fashion and grooming advice. So join celebrities from 2 Chainz, Stephen Curry and Channing Tatum to Amy Schumer, Kendall Jenner and Kate Upton for a look at the best in pop culture. Welcome to the modern man’s guide to style advice, dating tips, celebrity videos, music, sports and more. https://www.youtube.com/user/GQVideos Telling the Story of Gays in Russia - Stories | GQ
Views: 351589 GQ
Russian Bill Would Force Gay Men to Stay in the Closet
 
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Russians lawmakers are considering making it a crime for gay men to come out of the closet having drafted an amendment to the country's 2013 "LGBT Propaganda Law" that would make it against the law for gays to “demonstrate their expressed sexual preferences in public places.” The law would only apply to gay men and not lesbians. Does the law promote anti-gay sentiment? Watch it on the Lip News with Margaret Howell and Jo Ankier. http://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/uncucumbered/russia_considers_making_coming_out_illegal Newest Lip News playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiyGGcPwhTA&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcjJDo6cQBCQprDMQyUQY3r BUZZSAW interview clips - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpVpdAzYM8Q&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeWhHPas6M9sKUhThquDNOc&index=1 CRIME TIME clips playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGNsmIcVhfc&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeC9DbpSnIvd2i9BHh2dBvv&index=1 BYOD (Bring Your Own Doc) Highlight Videos- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1LvJPQ2FBo&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeu2DCf6Ouo7hTsA5QB2MAL MEDIA MAYHEM short videos playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0V2DMQYhSNc&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcz4un-zws5sMlCLk3NNjDP http://www.thelip.tv https://www.facebook.com/thelip.tv http://www.youtube.com/theliptv
Views: 1830 TheLipTV
No safe haven for gay people in Russia
 
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Our Nahlah Ayed takes a close up look at being gay in Russia.
Views: 20331 CBC News: The National
Russian Gay Multifandom (p.2) - Daddy Issues
 
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The second part of russian gay multifandom! WANRING! HOMOSEXUALITY! (and it's amazing) Well, yeah, in russian movies and serials we have gay characters too. It really hard to show gay relationship on our TV, but some people try. And I think we should keep fighting for this. Song: The Neighbourhood - Daddy Issues Movies: Z (2017) (not gay, just for beggining) Winter way / Зимний путь (2012) Rasputin / Распутин (2013) Metamorphosis / Метаморфозис (2015) Jolliers / Весельчаки (2009) Serials: Ivanovy, Ivanovy / Ивановы, Ивановы (2017) Infidelities / Измены (2015) Sweet life / Сладкая жизнь (2014-2016) (2nd season gay love story) Thaw / Оттепель (2013) Devils / Бесы (2014)
Views: 13851 Robin Bobbin
Worldwide Protests Against Russia's Anti-Gay Law On Eve of Olympics
 
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Russia's Winter Olympics in Sochi have been criticized for corruption and the terror threat to the Games, but Russia is also a target for its treatment of gays. As the opening ceremonies draw near, demonstrators around the world are protesting Russia's tough stance on gays. VOA's James Brooke reports from Sochi.
Views: 82862 VOA News
Confessions: My secret Russian gay life
 
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Coming out as gay in Russia can be destructive, dangerous, and even, sometimes, deadly. From attacks to abandonment, Roman knows the oppressive life of a gay man in his country, but he's done hiding.
Views: 2084 Zoomin Local Heroes
Russia: Gay Men Beaten on Camera
 
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(Moscow, February 4, 2014) -- The Russian authorities need to address a deteriorating situation of widespread and concerted abuse against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and activists. http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/02/03/russia-sochi-games-highlight-homophobic-violence The donation card https://support.google.com/youtube/?p=donate_FAQ
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Young and Gay in Putin's Russia (Part 5/5)
 
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Subscribe to VICE News now: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News In episode 5, having witnessed the wide implications of the anti-gay "propaganda" law, we meet up with the man behind the legislation. We also talk to Masha Gessen, a journalist famous for her critical best seller about Putin and who has been called the "number one enemy of the state" because of her activism. Then Nikita announces tragic news. Start from the beginning and watch part 1/5 here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ_aSl3ktjg&list=PLw613M86o5o5vuc0LSpf_9hBaMnkWwmZJ&index=1 For further information on some of the issues raised, please visit http://www.stonewall.org.uk/international. Follow VICE News here Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
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The Terrifying Reality of Life Under Russia's Anti-Gay Laws
 
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The Iron Closet: Russia's draconian anti-gay laws effectively licensing violent vigilante gangs to target the LGBT community. Subscribe to Journeyman here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures Brutally beaten and forced to drink their own urine while being filmed for internet broadcasts, homosexuals lured into the hands of vigilante groups like Occupy Pedofilyaj (who uniformly view gays as paedophiles) should be very afraid. But they can't expect any help from the police: if they're caught the police arrest the victims and not their torturers. "The objective is to look for paedophile-minded residents and film a video that will them leave them publicly disgraced", Yekaterina Zigunova, of the group Occupy Pedofilyaj, boasts unashamedly. The encouragement and free hand they're given is one of the more confronting features of Russia's anti-gay stance. The law has left homosexuals living in fear. Even an expression that you believe in equal rights, or any public display, could result in arrest. "Theoretically it's possible to start hauling us into the police station today", Masha Gessen says about co-habiting with her partner. But they're not giving up and see the Olympics as a great opportunity to confront Russian society. As one activist, Polina, says, "I would call on Games participants to come here and to do visible things in support of LGBT people. Only this way will we have a public discussion". Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/film/5989 ABC Australia - Ref: 5989 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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Russia Is Reportedly Investigating A 'Gay Purge' In Chechnya | TIME
 
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Russian officials are reportedly looking into claims that a deadly anti-homosexual purge has been unfolding in Chechnya. Subscribe to TIME ►► http://po.st/SubscribeTIME Dozens of men suspected of being gay or bisexual have been extrajudicially detained by Chechen authorities, according to reports first by Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta and then the Guardian. Several detainees that spoke to the Guardian reported being held in a secret location for days or weeks, beaten and tortured with electric shocks. Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly been briefed on the situation by the country's human rights ombudsman, Tatyana Moskalkova, after international outcry, and the Guardian reports there is evidence Russian authorities are investigating the allegations. Get closer to the world of entertainment and celebrity news as TIME gives you access and insight on the people who make what you watch, read and share. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2EFFA5DB900C633F Money helps you learn how to spend and invest your money. Find advice and guidance you can count on from how to negotiate, how to save and everything in between. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGLpQQfhNKdqS_Wccs94rMHiajrRr4W Find out more about the latest developments in science and technology as TIME’s access brings you to the ideas and people changing our world. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGLpQQfhNIzsgcwqhT6ctKOfHfyuaL3 Let TIME show you everything you need to know about drones, autonomous cars, smart devices and the latest inventions which are shaping industries and our way of living https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2862F811BE8F5623 Stay up to date on breaking news from around the world through TIME’s trusted reporting, insight and access https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGLpQQfhNJeIsW3A2d5Bs22Wc3PHma6 CONNECT WITH TIME Web: http://time.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TIME Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/time Google+: https://plus.google.com/+TIME/videos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/time/?hl=en Magazine: http://time.com/magazine/ Newsletter: time.com/newsletter ABOUT TIME TIME brings unparalleled insight, access and authority to the news. A 24/7 news publication with nearly a century of experience, TIME’s coverage shapes how we understand our world. Subscribe for daily news, interviews, science, technology, politics, health, entertainment, and business updates, as well as exclusive videos from TIME’s Person of the Year, TIME 100 and more created by TIME’s acclaimed writers, producers and editors. Russia Is Reportedly Investigating A 'Gay Purge' In Chechnya | TIME https://www.youtube.com/user/TimeMagazine
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UK gay bars boycott Russian vodka in protest against Russian anti-gay laws
 
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Gay bars in London and across the UK have called for a show of solidarity against Russia's anti-gay... euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe for your daily dose of international news, curated and explained:http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a Euronews is available in 13 other languages: http://eurone.ws/17moBCU http://www.euronews.com/2013/08/09/uk-gay-bars-boycott-russian-vodka-in-protest-against-russian-anti-gay-laws Gay bars in London and across the UK have called for a show of solidarity against Russia's anti-gay laws on the eve of the the World Athletics Championships in Moscow by boycotting Russian vodka. They're also boycotting all Russian vodka in solidarity with Russia's gay community. Other cities like New York and San Francisco have followed suit. Gary Henshaw is the owner of Ku Bar. He told euronews: ''So that the ripple effect is growing, and you know at the end of the day if the whole world stops buying Russian products, they're going to feel that.'' The bar's customers are also fully behind the boycott: "I think it will draw attention to the problem, but I'm not sure it will resolve the issue altogether. But it definitely will draw attention and raise people's awareness of problem the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual) population is facing in Russia today.'' Protestors are now targetting the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, which Russia is due to host. Russian investigators said in May that a young man had been tortured and killed after revealing that he was gay. On Wednesday, gay British broadcaster Stephen Fry published an open letter to British premier David Cameron, IOC President Jacques Rogge and London Olympics chief Sebastian Coe. Find us on: Youtube http://bit.ly/zr3upY Facebook http://www.facebook.com/euronews.fans Twitter http://twitter.com/euronews
Views: 18754 euronews (in English)
Anti-Gay Political Ad Goes Viral
 
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A pro-Putin campaign ad implies that if Russians don’t vote you’ll have to let gay men live in your house. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://www.tytnetwork.com/join Read more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-not-voting-video-presidential-election-homophobic-gay-putin-russians-voters-a8218241.html “A video widely distributed across social media in Russia is urging people to vote in the upcoming elections by showing an alternate reality where single gay people are assigned to families. The video, which was shared on various social media platforms by a range of users, is set on the eve of the election and begins with a couple getting ready for bed. The wife tells her husband, played by prominent Russian actor Sergei Burunov, she has set an alarm to get up to vote the next morning. He mockingly tells her her vote is not important, that they will choose someone without her and that she should turn off the alarm so they can have a lie in. They drift off to sleep. He is awoken by a loud knock on the door and shouts of “comrade, open the door”. He opens it to find a military general alongside two soldiers, one of whom is black. They say they have come to enrol him in the army.” Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian *** The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. https://goo.gl/tJpj1m Subscribe to The Young Turks on YouTube: https://goo.gl/a3JY9i Like The Young Turks on Facebook: https://goo.gl/txrhrh Follow The Young Turks on Twitter: https://goo.gl/w6ahdV Buy TYT Merch: https://goo.gl/KVysaM Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at https://goo.gl/v8E64M. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)
Views: 315656 The Young Turks
Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends (russian subtitles)
 
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Шуточное видео в поддержку однополых браков, получившее популярность во всем мире. Не забудьте включить русские субтитры.
RUSSIA'S ANTI-GAY LAW-REAX IN RUSSIA
 
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Open Mic gets reax from Russians about the nation's anti-gay legislation. To License This Clip, Click Here: http://collection.cnn.com/content/clip/37026619_001.do
Views: 11516 CNN
Russia's anti-gay law | The Economist
 
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Our correspondents discuss Russia's new law against "gay propaganda", and what messages the regime wants to send to domestic hardliners and to foreign public opinion. For more video content from The Economist visit our website: http://econ.st/1dI2FYx
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UN Wants Russia To Investigate Violence Against Gay Men In Chechnya
 
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United Nations human rights experts are urging authorities to investigate reports about gay men being targeted and detained in the Russian republic of Chechnya. According to a human rights activist and a leading opposition newspaper in Russia, there have been increasing reports of gay men disappearing in Chechnya since March. Dmitry Peskov, who is Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, told reporters in a conference call that the Kremlin has no legitimate information on any such problems in Chechnya. http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/14/europe/un-chechnya-gay-men/index.html http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
Views: 388 Wochit News
Russia: Gay prisons in Chechnya 'unconfirmed facts' - Chechen leader Kadyrov
 
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Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov alluded to recent media reports of arrests and killings of gay men in the Chechen republic, during a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday. The leader stated that the claims were "unconfirmed facts." "So-called good people are writing that in our republic, it is even awkward to say, the people are being detained and killed" he stated. He went on to make an example of a man named Tepsurkayev Hasu who was reported to have been killed while he was "alive and healthy at home." In early April, the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published a report of mass arrests of gay men in the Chechen Republic. The article claimed that around 100 people were detained while at least three people were killed. Novaya Gazeta later published material on special prisons for homosexuals, where they have been allegedly tortured. SOT, Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of Chechen Republic (Russian): "I would like to inform you that those provocative articles that are written about the Chechen Republic, about the people, about those events that allegedly take place, about detentions." SOT, President Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (Russian): [off camera] "Which ones?" SOT, Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of Chechen Republic (Russian): "So-called good people are writing that in our republic, it is even awkward to say, the people are being detained and killed. They even gave one name – Tepsurkayev Hasu, he is our main person in ideology, the Sufi. They said that he was killed but he is at home. They insulted him first then accused authorities of killing him, and he is alive and healthy at home." SOT, Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of Chechen Republic (Russian): "Such unconfirmed facts around the republic happen two or three times a year, and since the beginning of the year, this is the first situation of this kind. Generally, in terms of security, our republic is in good standing. We do not have street crime; we do not have serious terrorist threats. The republic, so to speak, is confidently moving forward." SOT, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (Russian): "But there was a demonstration [against the crime], there was an attack on the unit of the National Guard so not all the questions apparently have been solved, but, of course, all of them are being resolved. I see that they are resolved well and of course it should be done on the basis of economic and social development. The fact that you manage to comply with the decrees of the President of Russia from 2012 is very important." Video ID: 20170419-086 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: [email protected] Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly
Views: 76162 Ruptly
London Gay Men's Chorus protesting outside Russian Embassy
 
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To read the article, go to: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-chorus-protests-sochi-through-song070214 To coincide with the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, The London Gay Men's Chorus decided to stage a protest outside the country's embassy in Notting Hill, through song. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- You don't want to miss this emotional reaction: "RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 Episode 12 9x12 " https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3MTQ8zKqJE -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
Views: 1356 Gay Star News
100 Men Arrested In Chechnya Russia  For Being Gay
 
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Leviticus 20:13 “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them
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100+ Gay Men Reported Missing In Chechnya
 
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According to a human rights activist and a leading opposition newspaper in Russia, gay men are disappearing in Chechnya. Human rights groups say some are being detained and the fate of others is unknown. citing Russian federal law enforcement officials, a Russian newspaper reported over the weekend that the men were detained "in connection with their non-traditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such." According to the paper more than 100 gay men had been detained in the last two weeks and said it had the names of three who had been murdered. The newspaper's reporting hasn't been confirmed by CNN. But a project director of the International Crisis Group, told CNN that in the last 10 days she had received information from multiple sources in Chechnya about the detention of gay men, including a hairdresser as well as cultural and religious figures. http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/04/europe/chechnya-gay-men-reported-missing/index.html http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
Views: 432 Wochit News
Gay Russian speaks out on police torture in Chechnya
 
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A gay man living in Chechnya goes public to describe his detention and torture by police during a crackdown on homosexuals in the region ruled by strongman Ramzan Kadryov.
Views: 6502 AFP news agency
Gay in Russia: Viktor tells of persecution in Chechnya | DW English
 
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Viktor tells the story of how he was lured into a trap, unlawfully detained and tortured by authorities. Upon his release, he was told to leave his home town of Grozny. For more on this topic, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2lb9S
Views: 41636 DW News
Mueller Boiling Point & Russian Gay Refugees: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)
 
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This is the August 21, 2018 FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. 1:59 Today Trump's former lawyer and "fixer" Michael Cohen plead guilty to eight federal charges. Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was also found guilty on eight criminal counts 5:26 Congressman Devin Nunes is calling his local newspaper, The Fresno Bee, "fake news" 11:27 ISIS claimed responsibility for an attack on the presidential palace while Ghani was delivering Eid prayers. 15:03 Two gay men have faced backlash in Russia for their marriage, including threats of violence and being described by one MP as "stinking goats" 19:59 Charli XCX is back to review more new music in this installment of Music Corner WATCH next on Trump mashups HERE: http://bit.ly/2BIc1Gi READ next on Harvey Weinstein sex trafficking HERE: http://bit.ly/2Llj1IV Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICENewsTonight
Views: 55605 VICE News
t.A.T.u Malchik Gay Russian Version (Eng Subtitles)
 
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I Haven't Saw A Translated Version Of This Song So I Thought I Would Make One =] Sorry If Some Of The Words Aren't Right Or In Timing. But Most Of Them Are So Its Okay =] (No Copy Right Infringement Intended) LYRICS - A gay boy, Boy, boy, boy, Gay boy You are looking lovingly, Waiting for his attention, Feelings are the same, But I don't understand How long can you live, Loving stealthily, It's very difficult To hide your habits, It's very difficult To hide my sufferings, Very, very, very, very Indecent wish. Gay boy, gay boy, Be more indecent with me, Don't blush with shame, Gay boy, gay boy, Blow off your friends, Gay boy, gay boy, F*ck off me Gay boy, gay, gay boy Gay boy, gay boy Tears are choking, Thoughts are preventing from living, It's hear to hear, No, I don't understand. Yes, I know all your secrets, How do you endure hard things? But I know - it's hopeless, But I'm dreaming, melting, melting, melting, melting... Gay boy, gay boy, Be more indecent with me, Don't blush with shame, Gay boy, gay boy, Blow off your friends, Gay boy, gay boy, F*ck off me Gay boy, gay, gay
Views: 675172 shimbob666
BIG GAY RUSSIAN MEN
 
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two ugly russian gay men conversate about their outrageous life styyle in this hilarious skit.
Views: 1780 miztuh wong
We Shall Overcome - In Moscow, with the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
 
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One of the largest gatherings of LGBT people in Russian history occurred when the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles performed in Moscow in 1999. Here's the climax of that landmark event in Tchaikovsky Hall, where tears flowed on both sides of the footlights. Watch the LGBT communities from Russia and the US unite for the first time, holding hands without fear of oppression or reprisal. Our message to the world: We Shall Overcome. www.gmcla.org Solo by: Alla Pugachova Arranged by: David Maddux Artistic Director: Dr. Jon Bailey Video by: James Roman Footage by Craig Coogan, Unity Intl., Journeyman.tv, EuroNews
Views: 85263 GMCLAvideo
Young and Gay in Putin's Russia (Part 2/5)
 
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Subscribe to VICE News now: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News In part two we meet 17-year-old activist Nikita who has been labeled a "propagandist" because of his YouTube channel about LGBT rights. Part of his activism deals with teaching young homosexuals how to protect themselves online, particularly against vigilante groups like the neo-Nazi Occupy Pedofilyay who arrange meetings with gay men and teenagers, then make YouTube clips in which they abuse them, using methods ranging from "urine therapy" to fatal assaults. Start from the beginning and watch part 1/5 here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ_aSl3ktjg&list=PLw613M86o5o5vuc0LSpf_9hBaMnkWwmZJ&index=1 For further information on some of the issues raised, please visit http://www.stonewall.org.uk/international. Subscribe to VICE here! http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
Views: 359447 VICE
We Shall Overcome - in Moscow 1999 with the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
 
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One of the largest gatherings of LGBT people in Russian history occurred when the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles performed in Moscow in 1999. Here's the climax of that landmark event in Tchaikovsky Hall, where tears flowed on both sides of the footlights. Watch the LGBT communities from Russia and the US unite for the first time, holding hands without fear of oppression or reprisal. Our message to the world: We Shall Overcome. Solo by: Alla Pugachova Arranged by: David Maddux Artistic Director: Dr. Jon Bailey Video by: James Roman Footage by Craig Coogan, Unity Intl., Journeyman.tv, EuroNews
Views: 3682 James Roman
Homophobic Murder: Young Russian brutally killed for being gay
 
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Police in Volgograd say the savage murder of a local 23-year-old man by his acquaintances, was motivated by homophobia. Investigators rarely cite homophobia as a motive, and the brutal killing has reignited debate over controversial anti-gay legislation. Prime Time's Eunan O'Neill reports. Get more of PTR on our website http://rt.com/programs/prime-time-russia FOLLOW us on Twitter http://twitter.com/PrimeTimeRussia LIKE us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/PrimeTimeRussia Prime Time Russia is the first TV show for an English-speaking audience in Russia. Weekdays from 8-9pm: the latest news, politics, business, sport and cultural events discussed live. A Russian survival guide, venue reviews -- even business start-up advice.
Views: 38311 primetimeru
Is it dangerous to be gay in Russia?
 
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The situation concerning gay rights in Russia's been making headlines around the world and sparking huge debate among activists, politicians and even atheletes. A new law prohibiting gay propaganda to minors has sparked calls for a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi in February next year. To discuss gay rights in Russia RT has a panel of guests. Nikolay Alekseev, Russian gay activist and former head of Moscow Pride, RT's culture expert Martyn Andrews, RT's Anissa Naoui, who's been closely following the debates, and from London - Human rights activist Peter Tatchell. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
Views: 50989 RT
Is Russia safe for gay football fans?
 
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Will Russia's attitude to LGBT rights stop football-mad Joe White going to the World Cup? He’s torn between supporting England and the risk of being targeted for his sexuality. Joe has a World Cup ticket and he never usually misses the chance to cheer on his country, home and away. But he knows that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Russia face many legal and social challenges not experienced by straight people. As Joe battles between his love for men and his love for football, he speaks to other young gay football fans and those who have experienced life in modern Russia, before deciding if his passion for sport outweighs the possibility of violence.
Views: 29689 BBC Radio 1
Being Gay In Russia
 
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Three stories based upon real life experiences of Gay and Lesbian, men, women and teens living in today's Russia. Три истории геев и лесбиянок, мужчин, женщин и подростков живущих в современной России. На основе реальных событий. По-русски: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgkTms6mOh8 Web: www.thetchaikovskysyndrome.com Twitter: @tchaikovskyfilm Facebook: facebook.com/TchaikovskySyndrome
Russian TV Film On Gay "churches"
 
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Down with Gender-bending! HD with English Subs. Blockbuster Russian 2015 documentary EXTREMELY CRITICAL of LGBT Agenda. Full description of film below, or read this article about it: http://russia-insider.com/en/exclusive-major-russian-tv-documentary-sodom-blasts-lgbt-hd-video-eng-dub/ri16005 A hard-hitting, major recent Russian film which provides a devasting look into the LGBT movement worldwide. Highly recommended. This blockbuster, 1 hour documentary originally aired on Russian prime-time TV in May of 2015, causing a sensation in Russia at the time. It has never appeared anywhere in English, until now, subtitled or dubbed. This translation is dubbed. It is available exclusively on the Russia Insider Youtube channel. It had a substantial 6 figure budget, allowing Russian journalists to travel widely - to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Italy, Australia, Germany, and elsewhere, to do ground-breaking, original investigation into the LGBT movement. The film is interesting on a number of levels. It was made by Arkady Mamontov, a popular TV host and investigative journalist famous for his ground-breaking documentaries. Mamontov is a conservative Christian. His best known recent film is about the Greek orthodox monastic island of Athos (in Russian only). He has also done a lot of work on Russian social issues, and on the Ukraine conflict. The film reflects popular attitudes towards LGBT in Russia, and is interesting in that it shows what Russians are told about LGBT and Americans in their mainstream media. The dub is by Russians who speak good English, and is not bad at all. After a somewhat dull intro section recalling the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, the film gets interesting. It leads with a comical interview with an unsuspecting German Lutheran priest in Berlin with a taste for sodomy who explains how Christianity does not actually proscribe this peculiar predilection. It then profiles Scott Lively - an anti-LGBT activist who takes the Russian journos on a guided tour of lavishly funded Washington DC lobbying organizations pushing LGBT issues deep into the bowels of the the US government (no pun intended). Next comes a spooky parade of homosexual weirdos - gays being married in Germany, an artificial insemination clinic in LA, grotesque sex freaks at a parade in San Francisco, at which a skeptical mailman tells an Adam and Steve joke, a truly disturbing video of a gay man fake-suckling newborn infants, taken from their surrogate mother minutes earlier, and a painfully awkward scene of a sodomite male couple showing how they raise their children. We then go to Italy, to talk to a reformed homosexual who realized he had been sucked into a giant hoax and went straight while embracing Christianity, and see a profile of the massive anti-gay movement there, which brings millions into the streets to protest the advance of LGBT, as well as a smaller similar movement in Germany. Next is Moldova, a small eastern European country sandwiched between Ukraine and Romania, and a battle-ground state in the US-Russia power struggle, where we hear about how US diplomats put heavy pressure on the local government to allow gay parades and the advancement of LGBT issues to a skeptical populace. Next is the country of Georgia, where there is also a very strong anti-LGBT movement due to the extremely conservative attitudes towards sexual roles in society. The film exposes how, while he was in power, the former president Mikheil Saakashvili, institutionalized sodomy as a method of torture in Georgian prisons against political opponents, showing a man being sodomized. Unsurprisingly, Saakashvili's popularity in Georgia didn't last, and now he has been installed as the mayor of Odessa, Ukraine, by American neocons, much to the chagrin of certain members of the government in Kiev. The film argues that the sodomy technique is an American export, used in Iraq, Georgia, and Ukraine by Americans and their clients deliberately in countries with conservative social mores, where such an event is the ultimate humiliation for a man, worse even than death. The film closes with a brief profile of how Russian society rejects LGBT, quoting Christian teaching on marriage: "A union, between a man and a woman, granted by God, gives humanity a chance to continue life. There is a deep sense to the biblical passage 'Be fruitful and muliply, and fill the earth'" Russia Insider website http://russia-insider.com/en
Views: 3928 Russia Insight