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Shadow Foreign Secretary: ‘David Cameron needs to press Putin on gay rights as a matter of urgency’

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  1. Robert in S. Kensington 23 Sep 2013, 12:33pm

    So come on, Ed Miliband, take some leadership and endorse it personally, push Cameron to act. The Council of Europe is a good place to start.

  2. Superb stuff…lets hope that Douglas Alexander has some influence with other senior members of his party….and the other main parties too.

  3. Considering the vile anti-gay propaganda that is being put about and that it is now illegal to refute such garbage as it is now criminal to say anything positive about being gay or gay relationships in Russia, then I think David Cameron must take strong action.
    See this disgusting anti-gay propaganda
    http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/09/21/video-russian-viral-video-claims-gay-couples-adopt-children-to-rape-them/

  4. Robert in S. Kensington 23 Sep 2013, 1:52pm

    Everyone should email their MPs and tweet those who aren’t. I’ve tweeted Chris Bryant, Stephen Gilbert, Mike Freer, Nick Herbert, Stephen Williams and Ben Bradshaw. Received two acknowledgements from the latter two thus far.

  5. “We believe these laws are necessary to protect under 18′s from being influenced by sexual propaganda”

    “There is no consensus among scientists about why a person develops a particular sexual orientation; however, biologically-based theories for the cause of sexual orientation are favored by experts, which point to genetic factors, the early uterine environment, or both combinations. Moreover, there is no substantive evidence which suggests parenting or early childhood experiences play a role when it comes to sexual orientation;”

    “Yeah, well…. SHUT UP, fairy lover”

    I imagine that is how it would go.

    Everybody knows nobody chooses who their willy points at, and anybody who says otherwise is a liar. As are anybody who says “non traditional” sexual orientation is mental illness you can just pick up at some point. Liars.

    Putin is a liar and he knows it

  6. Where’s William Hague?

  7. Well at least one of our higher profile politicians is now making noises. This is good. The louder the better.

    1. Jim Fleming 23 Sep 2013, 4:25pm

      Great to see Douglas Alexander keeping up with the news. It was announced about 3 weeks ago that David Cameron would be raising the issue of gay rights with Putin.
      http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/04/g20-summit-putin-gay-rights-russia-obama

  8. Jim Fleming 23 Sep 2013, 4:26pm

    Great to see Douglas Alexander keeping up with the news. It was announced about 3 weeks ago that David Cameron would be raising the issue of gay rights with Putin.
    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/04/g20-summit-putin-gay-rights-russia-obama

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