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Russia reacts to overseas “interference” on St Petersburg “gay propaganda” law

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  1. He can be perplexed all he likes.

  2. Here we go again with the usual excuse ‘we MUST protect the children!’ FFS. When will these idiots get it through their thick skulls that you aren’t taught to be gay….you either are or you aren’t.

    When I was a kid there was nothing on TV that ‘promoted’ homosexuality and yet I still am gay. I saw men and women kissing and pretending to have sex, I saw men and women in bed together yet I didn’t want to hop into bed with a woman or stick my tongue down her throat.

    It like they are back in the 80’s not in the 21st century, it’s sad!!

    1. DJ Sheepiesheep 30 Nov 2011, 5:36pm

      I disagree. When I saw Eric Morcambe and Ernie Wise in bed together it destroyed the last vestiges of my heterosexuality ;-0

  3. Russia is not a democracy.

    Nobody has freedom of speech (in theory they do but speak your mind and the government will ‘disappear’ you).

    No-one has freedom of assembty (gay pride Moscow anyone).

    There are elections (but if you are not in the party of the ruling dictator Vladimir Putin, then you will be harassed, murdered or disappeared if you look like winning a seat.)

    Thankfully China is developing a strong middle class at the current time, and these are the people that are modernising China.

    By the time China decides to annex large chunks of Russia (as they inevitably will) Russia will not be able to offer any real resistance (the mass emigration and the epidemic levels of drinking among Russian men – life expectancy of the Russian male is 59, compared to the 79 years in Britain) hopefully the Chinese wlll be more liberal.

    Russia as a nation is falling apart.

    And the sooner the better judging by this toxic law.

    1. “By the time China decides to annex large chunks of Russia (as they inevitably will)”

      What do you base this bizarre assumption on?

      1. I can see it happening eventually. Russia is a very asset rich country and they aren’t doing a lot with it. As a resource pool it would give a huge boost to Chinese industry and in all fairness Chairman mao isn’t really an anti-war kind of guy.

        1. “Chairman mao isn’t really an anti-war kind of guy.”

          Yeah but he is dead and has been since 1976.

      2. The fact that China has 1,300,000,000 people, is super powerful, and super crowded.

        Russia on the other hand (especially the vast expanses in the east is unpopulated, asset rich and full of alcos).

        It’s inevitable and I look forward to it.

  4. We did that in the 80s. It was called Section 28. I wouldn’t recommend it.

  5. Those crazy Communist.

    1. They’re not communists. The soviet Union fell apart a while back. There is also debate as to whether ‘Sovietism’ really was communism also.

    2. Jock S. Trap 15 Dec 2011, 12:54pm

      Sorry I thought you were talking about Miliband & Balls then remembered this is about Russia.

  6. Nawal Husnoo 30 Nov 2011, 6:10pm

    “Dolgov goes on to say the Russian people are protected from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, and that the proposed law is designed to protect children.”

    Gay Agenda, 4:40
    Many homophobes claim they want to “protect the children from homosexuality”. In the real world, homosexuality is not a transmissible condition [Gay Agenda, 4:24], anymore than skin colour can be transmitted. In fact, when they talk about the children, what they really mean is that the children will ask awkward questions: if a parent has told the child that gay people are evil, unhappy, mentally sick and full of disease, how will this child cope with discovering that there are happy and fulfilled gay couples, happy, fulfilled and productive gay people in government, happy, fulfilled and productive gay people as teachers, happy, fulfilled and productive gay people as policemen and firefighters, happy, fulfilled and productive gay people as businessmen?

    1. Nawal Husnoo 30 Nov 2011, 6:11pm

      Of course the child will be confused — reality won’t match up to the fantasy that the parent has been forcing upon the poor child! Any argument based on “protect the children from homosexuality” will turn out, upon closer inspection, to be based on the personal arrogance of the homophobe making the claim, i.e. it interferes with his freedom to live in his fantasy world where he can safely pretend that gay people are mentally ill, sick, depraved, immoral or evil. He is unable to engage with the real world, where a gay person is every bit as good as any heterosexual.

      1. Nice of you to plug your ridiculous “gay agenda” nonsense in our face at every turn. Can’t you get enough readers without plugging this crap here?

  7. JohnWilliam 30 Nov 2011, 6:59pm

    I’m sick of this protect the children crap they use against us! How about protecting the children from the hate their parents spew against others for simply being themselves.

  8. I’m sure the Nazis called it “interference” when the Allied nations condemned their anti-Semitism.

  9. Wake up and smell the excrement, Russia! Most pedophiles are ‘straight’!

  10. Stuart Browing 30 Nov 2011, 8:37pm

    The Russian government have proposed this law, no one else, and Russia has the right to introduce whatever law it likes.

    1. Commander Thor 30 Nov 2011, 10:13pm

      Next on schedule: No blacks. No jews. Russia has to introduce whatever law it likes.

      Misquotation alert: this post contains irony.

    2. David Myers 30 Nov 2011, 11:13pm

      Just like the Nazi’s “had the right” to impose any law on its citizenry that it wished to. Wrong! Russia and all other nations in the world have the obligation to respect the rights of all humans!

    3. David Myers 30 Nov 2011, 11:36pm

      Wrong! All nations have the duty to respect the basic human rights of all human beings. Russia has agreed to any number of UN protections of basic human rights but has continued to violate them in spite of that endorsement.

    4. “The Russian government have proposed this law, no one else, and Russia has the right to introduce whatever law it likes.”

      Well then, I’m sure you won’t interfere or open your flatulent mouth when marriage equality is granted in the UK. Which it will eventually.

      When you’re an idiot, you’ve probably noticed its best to shut up, isn’t it Stuart?

    5. Jock S. Trap 15 Dec 2011, 12:55pm

      And the rest of us has a right and duty to demand human rights for all to be treated decently and humanely.

  11. The “Protect The Children” excuse has been used to defend:

    Segregation in the American South, Apartheid, The marginalization of Jews during Nazism, The forcible removal and conversion of indigenous children from their families (See Rabbit Proof Fence) Refusing to allow girls to get educated and the list goes on and on…

    It is a tired, desperate tactic bigots resort to when all else fails.

  12. Russia is a member of the Council of Europe, which obliges it to respect the rights of gays and lesbians. This alone legitimises any comments by outsiders. If you want to do your own sweet medieval Orthodox thing, don’t sign up to agreements that oblige you to live in the 21st century.

  13. Shouldn’t they be more worried about protecting Russian children from their alcoholic parents.

  14. the old “Homosexuality is pedophilia” statement. I was wondering how long before i would see it again. What a load of old bullcrap. As was previously stated, its a common fact that most pedophiles are straight

  15. Jock S. Trap 15 Dec 2011, 12:53pm

    Bigotted people don’t believe in Human Right for others only themselves.

    Then they try to claim they are better people…. hypocrites more like.

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