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Actress Tilda Swinton flies rainbow flag in Moscow in solidarity with LGBT community

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  1. Christopher in Canada 5 Jul 2013, 3:06am

    I’ve loved this woman since “Orlando”. When is she going to do a movie with Cate Blanchett?

  2. Helge Vladimir Tiller 5 Jul 2013, 7:54am

    Send Putin a rainbow coloured shirt–or if he is afraid of wearing it- some rainbow coloured pants. I’m positively sure he will stay up at night , several nights-and admire himself in front of a huge mirror !

  3. That was a very nice gesture.
    Thanks for your support, Tilda!

  4. A great but risky gesture!

    1. Agreed. See the cop behind her?

      Russia is marching boldly back to the time of Ivan the Terrible…

  5. Peter Hugosson-Miller 5 Jul 2013, 9:47am


    BTW, the building behind Tilda, although often mislabeled as the Kremlin, is actually Saint Basil’s Cathedral, situated at the geometric centre of Moscow

  6. Paul Halsall 5 Jul 2013, 10:35am

    It’s actually St. Basil’s Cathedral behind here. The Kremlin is another building complex.

    1. Frank Boulton 7 Jul 2013, 1:26pm

      Yes, the main thing in the background is St. Basil’s Cathedral but you can just see a sliver of the Kremlin’s walls and one of it’s “turret’s” in the far right of the picture.

      I disagree with D McCabe. Tilda’s gesture is indeed brave but I don’t think that the Russian authorities would treat her too severely for fear of sparking a major international incident.

  7. bloody marvelous – what a woamn

  8. Respected her for her body of work and fearless attitude for a long time – Appreciate her courage as a friend and ally.

  9. Watch out for that taaaaaaannnnnkkkk……splat, que the opressive conumist hyms

  10. That is an iconic picture!!! Love how the police car is in the background. All i say can say is, she is really brave!

  11. A presume the acting jobs have dried up?

    The Russian people conquered the fascist ideology of Nazism and now they face homosexual ideologues trying to hoist a distorted sexuality and immoral lifestyle on them .The rainbow swastika and the Pride Nuremberg rallies are not a thing the good people of Russia want .

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