Gay Activists Protest Matt Lauer Today Show


Way to go!! It won’t stop here …… Boycott SOCHI!! In Russia … the openly homophobe country!!

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Demand Olympic Network Cover Anti-LGBT Oppression in Russia

Posted by Melanie Nathan.

Screen Shot 2014-01-16 at 7.30.10 AMNew 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.

Screen Shot 2014-01-16 at 7.29.38 AMWe are putting NBC on notice: Making Sochi a two-week travelogue infomercial for Putin would turn NBC  into his media collaborators.”

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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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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