Russia’s laws …. getting more illogical. Definitely discriminatory to the LGBT community!! Something needs to be done!!! SMH …..
Lesbian Activist Speaks about Russia’s Continued Defiance with worsening New Laws Against Gays and asylum being the only answer
By Melanie Nathan, September 06, 2013.
A Russian lawmaker has proposed a bill that would deny gay parents custody over their children. The draft bill, published on parliament’s website on Thursday, would make the “fact of nontraditional sexual orientation” a basis for denying custody. Other grounds include alcoholism, drug use, and abuse. The proposal follows heightened anti-gay sentiment in Russia and the the June 30 legislation banning homosexual “propaganda” among minors. The motive behind the bill is the myth that gays are harmful to children, and the justification is that it is aimed at so called protection of children, rather than the oppression of the LGBT community. Alexei Zhuravlev, the author of the bill, referred to the earlier law and said that homosexual “propaganda” had to be banned not only…
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