All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘russia’s anti-gay laws’

Ian McKellen Protests Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws With Help From Nobel Prize Winners

Ian Mckellen is certainly one of the more outspoken of the homosexual celebrities, and often uses his influence to help others when he can. Russia has been criticized for its treatment of gay people a fair amount recently, and with the Olympics right around the corner, some people have decided to write a letter to President Putin, and make their …

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Obama Speaks Out Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

News-savvy folk (such as the readers here at WebProNews) have surely heard of president Barack Obama’s decision to cancel his one-on-one meeting with Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin. Many argue that the president was taking a stand against Russia’s decision to shelter Edward Snowden, the American whistleblower who alerted the nation’s public to the NSA’s unsolicited eavesdropping and intelligence gathering. …

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Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Provoke Olympic Committee

In the midst of American victories for marriage equality and other LGBTQAI+ issues, it is important to both recognize and publicize issues of unjust and ignorant behavior in other parts of the world. Echoes of Martin Luther King Junior’s famous quote come to mind; “None of us are free until all of us are free.” Russian members of the LGBTQAI+ …

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