Skip to comments.Gay Rights Activists Dump Vodka Outside Russian Consulate in NY
Posted on 07/31/2013 8:05:55 PM PDT by marshmallow
NEW YORK, July 31 (By Dan Elias for RIA Novosti) - Vodka was flowing outside the Russian Consulate in New York City Wednesday not into glasses, but onto the street. Dozens of gay rights activists cheered as bottles were dumped directly opposite the consulate building in the latest protest against Russias new laws on homosexuality, which critics say are part of a broader crackdown on Russias gay community.
The protest was organized by RUSA LGBT, an American gay rights group for Russian speakers, and Queer Nation, a New York-based organization that fights homophobia and anti-gay violence.
Weve received an appeal from 23 lesbian and gay activists in Russia that have asked us to do exactly what were doing, Queer Nation co-founder Alan Klein said outside the consulate. Boycott Russian products, boycott the Olympics and keep the pressure up. The 2014 Olympic Winter Games are to be held in Sochi, Russia.
The protesters are also calling for the corporate sponsors of the Sochi Games, including Coca-Cola, Visa, McDonalds, Procter & Gamble, and Samsung to pull their backing.
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Didn’t they buy the vodka in the first place?
Hey! If Queer Nation is dumb enough to pay for it just to dump it in the street, what the heck! Not very bright.
If you’re pouring it straight onto the street, you’re doing it wrong.
Think about it.
These are folks who think that Slot A fits into Slot A and Tab B fits into Tab B.
If the homos keep this up, I may visit Russia myself to help boost their economy.
I heard they dumped Stoli.
I was sad...I still am...no lie! They could have sent it to me.
They were going to use it for enemas, but then they figured out it would probably kill their gerbils...
was Dick Morris involved?
Not Stolichnaya! Oh, the humanity!
Was it even actual vodka, they might be just refilling empty bottles with water which would look exactly the same.
Lillian Hellman’s “motherland” ain’t what it used to be.
I’m sure Russia will just be heart broken if these maroons keep buying their vodka, hopefully hundreds of liters, and pour it down the drain. A sale is sale!
What a waste of a precious medicament! There oughta be a law! Somebody send in an armed FDA SWAT team.
My first thoughts echo yours.
Now that there's funny, I don't care who you are.
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