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Legal sanctions also legitimize the victimization of LGBT people

Noel Kelly
Dublin, Ireland

Aug 25, 2013 — http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kevin-childs/propagating-hate-russias-_b_3804490.html

Propagating Hate: Russia's "Gay Propaganda" Laws Revisited
Propagating Hate: Russia's "Gay Propaganda" Laws Revisited
The amendment to the Russian Federal Law, effectively banning the "propaganda" of same-sex sexual relations to minors, what are called "non-traditional sexual relations," makes for chilling reading. Stephen Fry's likening it to anti-Semitism may not be far wrong; it is aimed at invalidating LGBT people which, in turn, fosters a climate of hate.
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