There is more to this than a simple boycott!! Human rights are at stake. Think of another type of minority if bring LGBT bothers you.
This IS wrong!! These are huge steps backwards in the process of individual liberties and human rights!
This is “a bomb” waiting to explode …. May not be in the news bc it will be repressed but the LGBT living there will continue to pay the price and be persecuted. Maybe the government will next come up with their own version of a “pink triangle” …. SMH!!!
This video says about itself:
15 Aug 2013
Several LGBT groups called for boycotting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games over Russia’s recent ban on the propaganda of homosexuality to minors. But if they indeed succeed in raining on the Olympic parade, will gays and lesbians in Russia be treated with greater tolerance? Oksana is joined by Boris Dittrich, a man behind the introduction of same-sex marriage in the Netherlands and advocacy director of Human Rights Watch’s LGBT program.
By Andrea Peters:
Tensions mount between US and Russia in lead-up to Olympics
27 January 2014
The Sochi Olympics, which begin on February 6, take place in an atmosphere of escalating geopolitical tensions. The US government and the Western media are working to turn the event into a humiliation for the Russian government, amid growing conflicts between Washington and Moscow in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Athletes from hundreds…
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