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A Gay-Rights Cave-In at Sochi? What happened to all that outrage?
Frontpage Mag ^ | 02/13/2014 | Bruce Bawer

Posted on 02/13/2014 10:56:34 AM PST by SeekAndFind

Edited on 02/13/2014 11:00:57 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Over the last few months, while well-intentioned people around the Western world were protesting antigay actions by Russia, conditions for gay people in much of Africa were going from terrible to even worse. Last month, the president of Nigeria signed a law prescribing 14 years behind bars for individuals in same-sex marriages and up to ten years for members of gay organizations, and since then dozens of people have been arrested and gay-rights activists have gone into hiding. In the northern (which is to say Muslim) city of Bauchi, a gay man was whipped 20 times in a courtroom a disappointment to the crowd outside, which wanted him to be stoned to death in accordance with sharia law.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: gayrights; homosexuality; olympics; sochi

1 posted on 02/13/2014 10:56:34 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey, GLAAD, be “brave” and go have a protest in Nigeria.


2 posted on 02/13/2014 11:50:13 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: SeekAndFind

The religion of peace is exempt from any liberal criticism.


3 posted on 02/13/2014 12:08:08 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Welfare is a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit. F.D.R.)
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To: Graybeard58

It is an amazing thing. I see it quite often. They defend it at every turn.


4 posted on 02/13/2014 12:39:44 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster
Are any actual Pervert Gay events being televised? I seem to have missed them.

Any gay with an IQ over 70 must be running, not sashaying back into that mean dark closet...

5 posted on 02/13/2014 2:31:17 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: publius911
Are any actual Pervert Gay events being televised?

I think Johnny Q(Weir)'s commentary during the ice skating would qualify.

6 posted on 02/13/2014 2:32:56 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
I think Johnny Q(Weir)'s commentary during the ice skating would qualify.

As I said, I must have missed it.
The next event I am looking forward to is curling.

7 posted on 02/13/2014 2:48:34 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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