Russian Consul Lambasted for anti-gay laws by Seattle Mayor and City Council

… and it keeps going their way!!!


Seattle Mayor and City Council take Strong Stand for LGBT Rights against Russian Consul while inviting him to get educated

By Melanie Nathan, October 21, 2013.

Screen Shot 2013-10-21 at 1.31.39 PMAn unanimous City Council of Seattle sent a letter to Russian Consul General, Andry Yushmanov joining Mayor Mike McGinn in condemning Russia’s anti-gay laws, inviting the Russian Consul to attend a forum to explain his position, saying “Let there be no mistake, Seattle condemns any form of discrimination, any kind of marginalization, any kind of human rights violations against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.”

The Mayor then lambasts the anti-gay Russian laws.

This was in response to a letter sent by the Russian Consul to the Mayor complaining about the demonstrations which activists staged outside the Russian consulate in protest of the Russian anti-LGBT laws. The Russian Consul seemed to be of the opinion that the Russian law had been wrongly portrayed. The…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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