The Latest Anti-Gay Move in Russia

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    A monument which was erected in St. Petersburg in Russia back in 2013 was suddenly taken down — coincidentally after the current chief executive officer of Apple announced that he is gay — with “the need to abide by laws combating gay propaganda” being given as the reason. According to this article posted at Michael W. Travels, the monument — six feet tall — was erected by a group of companies known as ZEFS in honor of Steve Jobs, who was not gay. Unfortunately, this was no surprise to me. Vladimir Putin — who is the president of Russia — signed in July of 2013 what became a controversial law which contains a provision allowing the government to arrest and detain up to 14 days foreigners who declare that they are gay... ...meaning that... The post The Latest Anti-Gay Move in Russia appeared first on The Gate.

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