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Russian deputy who wrote anti-gay bill: Gays are like thieves and shouldn’t be allowed to have children

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  1. PantoHorse 11 Sep 2013, 3:13pm

    “Comparing being gay to being a thief, when asked about the “telltale signs” of homosexuality, he said: “The clear signs are simple. Don’t you understand? Talk to a sex therapist, he will explain things to you. It’s not for me to explain to you, I’m not a doctor. There are ways to unmask a thief. I am not an expert on such matters.””

    He’s effectively saying he wouldn’t want to narrow down the definition in order that all sorts of ‘signs’ can be manufactured. I also think he’s saying “I have no idea because I’m straighter than straight and would have no idea what the signs might be – it’s never entered my head because I’m definitely not ‘one of those’. Transference?

    1. Justusboyz 11 Sep 2013, 4:57pm

      Yea, Youre not a doctor, you Know nothing, so keep out of it!

  2. If children aren’t to be raised with propaganda, will they take them away from religious parents who raise their children with the same beliefs? Or parents who have strong political views they want to pass on to their kids? You could say nearly anything was propaganda really.

    Also “What are the signs of being gay? Go ask a doctor” aka I don’t know anything about homosexuality and will continue to spread the same tired stereotypes.

    Ffs Russia.

    1. Give it time. It is already a criminal offense to ‘insult’ a politician, people are already being arrested and fined for it, and having their homes run through and trashed by the police. It wont be long before Russia once again outlaws the distribution of political materials, for stability, national unity, and the innocence of children, of course!

  3. Derek Williams 11 Sep 2013, 3:33pm

    He knows nothing about homosexuality hence why he wants it outlawed – probably why they will in due course outlaw science.

    1. Extremist orthodox christians are already lobbying for legislation against the teaching of astronomy and space sciences because the facts are contrary to their faith. While it is not a nationwide problem, it is doing the very opposite of going away.

  4. He was later asked whether the law was meant to only target those who stand up for LGBT rights, to which he said “we are not going to hunt for these people”.

    Of course he is not going to go through the expense of having state authorities ‘hunt’ gay people. He has plenty of thugs and neo-Nazis willing to do if for free, outing gay people against their will through torture and threats of violence.

  5. Robert in S. Kensington 11 Sep 2013, 3:45pm

    “Challenged on whether Russia should leave the EU?” As far as I know, Russia isn’t a member.

    The vile orthodox hate-cult’s fingerprints are all over this one.

    1. No Russia is not a member of the EU but, the EU are giving favourable visa concessions to Russian citizen’s who wish to visit a EU country.

      Russia is a member of the CoE [Council Of Europe] the governing body of the EHRCt. and Russia is in gross non- compliance of many of its rulings; and not just in regard to violating gay peoples Human Rights.
      They should be expelled from the CoE.

  6. That he can’t offer an answer in regards to children being dumped in orphanages tells us all we really need to know to see what this is all about. And it damn sure isn’t the children

    1. For children in state-run orphanages, the state is the parent.
      The more children in the orphanages means that the state can better oversee the growth and development of the children, making sure they grow up to be good, obedient Russians, saying what the state wants and doing what the state wants, all without question because the state will have no interest in teaching them how to do that.

  7. Russia is not in the EU. perhaps it is intended to refer to the European Council of Human Rights, a completely different organisation. Needs correcting.

  8. That There Other David 11 Sep 2013, 4:10pm

    Well, if ever evidence be needed this shows the man as completely and undeniably insane.

    I also wonder what thoughts go through his head about children. I don’t think they’re particularly healthy ones from the noise he makes.

  9. Justusboyz 11 Sep 2013, 4:26pm

    This man is a buffoon , no logic and no argument!
    Bring it on. Lets ensure we keep Russia in the spotlight.
    I’m so angry with the IOC, FIFA , any sponsor of the Olympics and all organisations & Governments with influence who say NOTHING.
    Shame on you all. I will do my bit however small against these thoroughly reprehensible individuals.

  10. Russia and those Baltic states become scarier by the day. Imagine living there as LGBT? It must be terrifying … wondering if your neighbour will soon be ‘informing’ on you to the authorities. Wondering when ‘mob rule’ will become the norm. Hmmm. Sounds incredibly like pre-WW II Germany, doesn’t it? We ignored those warning signs then, too. I’ve said it before numerous times on here;the world ignores the homophobic actions of Putin and his dictatorship thugs at its peril.

  11. You can find the original article here

    translated into english

  12. Has this neo-Nazi monster been barred from entry to the EU?

    How do we make sure that he is?

  13. Tim Hanafin 11 Sep 2013, 6:48pm

    Ignorant peasant. What is the UN doing about the appalling situation in Russia? Russia is a signatory of a series of treaties that these laws are trampling over. Will they be held to account? Probably not as a major oil and gas supplier.

  14. David Cameron and the Tories only pays lip service with it comes to LGBT rights BUT they care about places like Syria (for political reasons) It appears that homophobic is not as important as Racism or OIL!

  15. Sochi will host The Olympic Shames.

  16. “The Sochi Olympic Shame”

  17. How dares him view Europe as Sodom and Gomorrah? Both names suit Russia very properly, damn place indeed.

    1. Been in Russia? Know Russians and the Russian language? Your comment puts us gays in proper perspective, doesn’t it. I just love stereotyping.

  18. Taking children away from their parents?!?! This is going way too far. How can they possibly justify treating children this way?! It’s inhumane.

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