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Ukraine: LGBT activists in Kiev hold first ever gay pride march

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  1. This article is s a lie. I was in Kiev and nothing was happening. People in Ukraine are completely against demonstrating homosexuality in public and 99% are in favour of banning promotion of it to minors. This article is a wishful thinking presented as a truth!

    1. Windsor,
      you are pathetic liar.

    2. You were clearly not in Kiev as you claim. Kiev is a big place, over 2 million people live there. Not exactly a one street village.
      Your comment would be like an Edgware resident saying that they live in London, and since they don’t directly see the Houses of Parliament from their own home, then the Houses of Parliament must either not exist, or be located in a different city.

    3. That There Other David 25 May 2013, 4:07pm

      So if they don’t report it on the local news it never happened?

      A bit naive aren’t you.

    4. You are right. It is true.

      The people in Ukraine are pretty saveges.

      They are just have no money to eat, and their goverment wants that EU give them some money. That is why there were 1000 policemen to protect gayactivists from agressive crazy saveges led by parlament “opposition” party by the way.

      I

  2. jonnielondon 25 May 2013, 1:27pm

    Congratulations to the demonstrators and their supporters in a country that is backwards, uneducated, and the puppet of mommy russia. You are truly brave souls and I salute you!

  3. Godric Godricson 25 May 2013, 2:06pm

    Congratulations to everyone involved. You are very brave people!

  4. A promising first step, and a courageous one. Apparently the Orthodox Church is not as well organized or as vicious as it was in Georgia:
    http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/05/what-was-behind-georgias-anti-gay-rally.html

  5. Congratulations Kiev! Love and support from UK.x

  6. Ukraine is still so owned by Russia by the looks of things. Sad , considering the history between the two countries, but good to see there are some strong ukranians in this march, looking to be liberated from Russian tyranny.

  7. So much stronger a statement for it being such a small vulnerable group of brave marchers.
    The first steps toward recognition and equality, it all begins right there for gays and lesbians in Ukraine.

    1. You are not right anout Russia and Ukraine.

      There are homophobia in Ukraine much more than in Russia.

      In Russia is mainly supported by Putin’s goverment.

      In Ukraine is mainly by all people.

      Moreover. The west Ukraine who is the main region who against Russia. And in the same time is is very religious region and politician parties supported by people there are totaly agressive homophobic.

      In the East Ukraine is like in Russia, Homophobic are criminals, muslims and some small groups of orthodox freaks Not the majority of peoples.

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