Skip to comments.Madonna and Milk Cartons: Russia's War on Gays and Lesbians Intensifies
Posted on 10/22/2012 2:52:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Obscure conservative groups in Russia have intensified their fight against homosexuality, recently going after the pop-singer Madonna as well as an allegedly offensive milk carton label. The developments underscore a growing atmosphere of intolerance in the country.
A court in the metropolis of St. Petersburg, once called the "window to the West" by Czar Peter the Great, has subpoenaed US pop icon Madonna for allegedly disseminating "homosexual propaganda" during her concert in the city at the beginning of August. She is being investigated in connection with a law passed in St. Petersburg at the beginning of the year by President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party that criminalizes "public behavior that promotes sodomy, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism among minors." Indeed, the passage of the law led the Canadian Foreign Ministry to issue a travel warning for gays and lesbians, urging them to avoid public displays of affection in St. Petersburg.
During her concert, Madonna demanded "respect, tolerance and love" for gays and lesbians and distributed pink armbands as a symbol of acceptance. She also displayed the message "No fear" on her back during the show. For the plaintiffs in the case, that was enough to cause "colossal moral damage." They are demanding that Madonna be made to pay 333 million rubles, roughly 8.3 million, in damages.
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Telling gays to keep it in their pants/bedrooms is “war”?
More like a growing atmosphere of sane morality.
... a... um.... What am I to think, NOW?
Putin is a role model, protecting their children?
Obamvert, our roll-over model! Go figger.. Sheeesh
Here at home, the war on Christians who don’t endorse the homosexual lifestyle continues. See story on New Mexico professional photographer who was punished for spurning lesbian wedding ceremony.
Yes indeed, I know the story.. That perverted Judge’s ruling screwed every small business in that state.. I know all about it the hard way.. Check out this link:
Scroll down to “ADA and AIDS”.. It’s only gotten worse.. Carlo