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Madonna and Milk Cartons: Russia's War on Gays and Lesbians Intensifies
Der Spiegel ^ | 10/22/2012 | Benjamin Bidder

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. …

(Excerpt) Read more at spiegel.de ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Russia
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda

1 posted on 10/22/2012 2:52:21 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Telling gays to keep it in their pants/bedrooms is “war”?


2 posted on 10/22/2012 2:58:42 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Olog-hai
Embrace, accept, and love, death and disease spreading behavior as above normal?

No Way!

3 posted on 10/22/2012 3:09:21 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Olog-hai
The developments underscore a growing atmosphere of intolerance in the country. …

More like a growing atmosphere of sane morality.

4 posted on 10/22/2012 4:04:32 PM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: GeronL

... a... um.... What am I to think, NOW?

Putin is a role model, protecting their children?

Obamvert, our roll-over model! Go figger.. Sheeesh


5 posted on 10/22/2012 5:06:19 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b

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.


6 posted on 10/22/2012 5:20:44 PM PDT by heye2monn (A)
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To: heye2monn

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:

http://www.wnd.com/2004/02/23105/

Scroll down to “ADA and AIDS”.. It’s only gotten worse.. Carlo


7 posted on 10/22/2012 5:37:35 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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