Way to go!! It won’t stop here …… Boycott SOCHI!! In Russia … the openly homophobe country!!
Demand Olympic Network Cover Anti-LGBT Oppression in Russia
Posted by Melanie Nathan.
New York, NY (January 16, 2014) — A dozen members of the gay activist group Queer Nation zapped the broadcast of NBC’s Today Show this morning, demanding that NBC report on the Russian government’s ongoing attacks on gay men and lesbians and other human rights violations. NBC is the exclusive network for the Olympics in Sochi next month.
“NBC and Matt Lauer will have remarkable access to Vladimir Putin and the Russian LGBT community,”said Ken Kidd, one of the Queer Nation protesters. “Along with that comes the responsibility to report the real news.
Carrying a banner reading “Human Rights Yes, Russian Lies Nyet,” activists chanted “Human rights are not a Game, Putin’s lies kill!” just as the Today Show went live at…
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