The Metropolitan Opera: Dedicate 9/23 Opening Gala to support of LGTB people.
DAN SAVAGE SPEAKS OUT! and HOW!!
Sep 4, 2013 — "...it seems to me that the Met has two options here: dedicate its season opener to LGBT people in Russia, which would put Gergiev and Netrebko in an awkward position, or refuse to take a stand in support of persecuted LGBT people in Russia and risk an much more awkward demonstration on opening night. " Dan Savage