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Co-Creator of Russia’s ’Homosexual Propaganda’ Law Wants to Ban Gay Bars

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
One of Russia’s lawmakers who helped create the infamous "homosexual propaganda" bill, which was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin last summer, is now urging for all gay clubs and LGBT social media pages to be banned.

Billy Graham’s Son: I Support Putin, But I’m Not Homophobic

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
In a new interview with the Charlotte Observer, Billy Graham’s son, Franklin Graham, condemns homosexuality, President Obama’s apparent homosexual agenda, but says he isn’t a homophobic or intolerant.

Will Kyrgyzstan Pass a Copycat Russian Anti-Gay Bill?

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 28, 2014
Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan have introduced a measure similar to Russia’s controversial "homosexual propaganda" law.

US Conservatives Suspend Plans for Moscow Meeting

By David Crary | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
A U.S.-based conservative group that supports Russia’s efforts to curtail gay rights and abortion is suspending its plans for an international conference in Moscow this September because of the turmoil related to Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

Russian Police Won’t Find Suspects Who Blinded Gay Man

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
Russian authorities refuse to look for the suspects who allegedly blinded a gay man in one of his eyes.

Paralympics Chief: No Need for Rights Assurances

By Rob Harris | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
Countries bidding to host the Olympics and Paralympics should not be compelled to provide assurances about human rights standards, according to the head of the International Paralympic Committee.

Billie Jean King: On Sochi Olympics, Gay Rights

By Melissa Murphy | Monday Mar 3, 2014
Billie Jean King opens up about the Sochi Olympics gay rights and LGBT people in the sports world.

VIDEO: Vladimir Putin: The Unwitting Star of Sydney Gay Mardi Gras

By EDGE | Saturday Mar 1, 2014
A two kilometer parade with 10,000 sexual minority marchers and 300,000 LGBT and LGBT allied onlookers is probably the last place in the world that Russian despot and all around hate guy Vladimir Putin would want to find himself.

Russian Gays Marry, Will Seek Asylum in Argentina

Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
A gay couple from Russia’s Olympic city of Sochi has gotten married in Buenos Aires and plan to seek asylum in Argentina.