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Siberia Passes Anti-Gay Propaganda Law | Care2 Causes

Siberia Passes Anti-Gay Propaganda Law | Care2 Causes

Siberia’s lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill to ban promotion of LGBT identity in public so as to supposedly protect children. Reports NDTV: The regional legislature in Russia’s Siberia region on Thursday passed a bill banning promotion of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender practices among minors. “It’s mainly about various gay parades… about their promotion among minors. It’s about preventing people who are not related to homosexuality from explaining to their kids what is going on,” said Alexander Ilushchenko, who oversees a regional committee on culture, education, sports and youth policy. A similar law that came into effect in St Petersburg in March prompted an international outcry. It has, however, sparked Russia’s lawmakers to attempt to pass a national gag rule. Meanwhile, a judge recently declined to invoke the new St Petersburg law during sentencing a...

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