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5 Heroes of Russia's Gay Rights Movement (Photo Essay) [Guess which American is on the list?]
The Moscow Times

Posted on 09/18/2013 10:48:08 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

For a long time, LGBT rights activists in Russia had to carry out their work in secret for fear of reprisal due to the country's political and cultural climate.

Though they are now more visible and socially active, the environment is still challenging for their work. Nonetheless, many individuals and organizations are taking more public stances through advocacy and by offering support to the LGBT community.

Following our list of Villains of Russia's Gay Rights Movement, this list profiles some of the movement's heroes.

1. Nikolai Alexeyev

Alexseev is a lawyer, journalist and the leader and face of the LGBT community in Russia....


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections; Russia
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; obama; putin; russia
Did you guess before peeking?
1 posted on 09/18/2013 10:48:09 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

can’t find the link


2 posted on 09/18/2013 10:50:51 AM PDT by albie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Brunhilde Manning, or whatever his new name is.

And I didn’t peak.


3 posted on 09/18/2013 10:52:21 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Moscow Times is just fab!


4 posted on 09/18/2013 10:53:01 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is there a secret handshake?


5 posted on 09/18/2013 10:53:03 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: albie

My computer has been hiccupping for a few days now. Whenever I click on something it’s like a machine gun.

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/5-heroes-of-russias-gay-rights-movement-photo-essay/486061.html


6 posted on 09/18/2013 10:53:05 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: mojito

Nope.


7 posted on 09/18/2013 10:53:25 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nuts!


8 posted on 09/18/2013 10:54:01 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Peek at what? There’s no link.


9 posted on 09/18/2013 10:54:14 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama.


10 posted on 09/18/2013 10:55:10 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is there a link for said peeking?


11 posted on 09/18/2013 10:58:02 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: All; massgopguy; Old Sarge

See post #6.


12 posted on 09/18/2013 11:01:03 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Will have to look after the cube farm tonight...


13 posted on 09/18/2013 11:02:04 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Hardraade
Is there a secret handshake?

Well, sort of...

14 posted on 09/18/2013 11:17:56 AM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
They chose 0bama, but not Larry Sinclair?

I, for one, am very disappointed.

15 posted on 09/18/2013 11:19:58 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Gotta be someone high profile and known internationally

Maybe Elton John

16 posted on 09/18/2013 11:22:42 AM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: Darksheare
Obama? really? Well, at least they picked someone who is gay.
17 posted on 09/18/2013 11:24:13 AM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: 70times7

True.


18 posted on 09/18/2013 11:27:30 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: 70times7

That is also my guess, I haven’t looked yet.


19 posted on 09/18/2013 11:38:34 AM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: 70times7

Elton John is an American?


20 posted on 09/18/2013 11:42:05 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Elton John is an American? No, but that is just another reason to select him.
21 posted on 09/18/2013 12:05:34 PM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
You are not actually expecting any of this to make sense, are you?
22 posted on 09/18/2013 12:07:25 PM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: 70times7

...they’re both homosexual and Slavic. Whaddayou think?


23 posted on 09/18/2013 12:10:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So THAT's what happened to Tin-Tin!


24 posted on 09/18/2013 12:10:28 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t see an American on the list,but I DO see a Kenyan......


25 posted on 09/18/2013 1:24:14 PM PDT by massmike (Why doesn't Obama just declare Syria a "chemical weapons-free zone"?)
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To: massmike; Chode

I see 4 Russians and 1 Kenyan


26 posted on 09/18/2013 2:35:39 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
302.0
27 posted on 09/18/2013 2:42:57 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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