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Hollywood leads the charge against Russia's anti-gay law
American Thinker ^ | 08/11/2013 | Rick Moran

Posted on 08/11/2013 7:59:31 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The entertainment industry is giving full voice to their criticism of the Russian anti-gay statute. They've singled out Russia because the 2014 Winter Olympics are going to be held in the city of Sochi and gay fans of the games don't want to be arrested simply for exhibiting what in Russia is politically incorrect behavior.

The International Olympic Committee wants assurances from the Russian government but Moscow is standing firm, saying that the law must be respected.

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko insisted Thursday that Olympic athletes would have to respect the laws of the country during the Sochi Games. On Friday, he said there was no way Russia would back down under political pressure.

Referring to Western criticism, Mutko was quoted as saying by Interfax: "I wouldn't call the pressure light.

Russia must understand that the stronger we are, the more other people aren't going to like it. We have a unique country."

"We don't have to be afraid of threats to boycott the Olympic Games," Mutko said. "All sensible people understand that sports demand independence, that it is inadmissible that politics intervene."

On Thursday, Mutko did make it clear that the private lives and privacy of athletes would be respected as it is guaranteed by the Russian constitution Rogge said that was essential.

"The Olympic charter is clear," Rogge said. "A sport is a human right and it should be available to all, regardless of race, sex or sexual orientation."

Even if Russia accepts that principle, the law leaves open the issue of athletes speaking freely during the games.

"As far as the freedom of expression is concerned, of course, this is something that is important," Rogge said. "But we cannot make a comment on the law" until the clarifications have been received.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: celebrateperversity; comeforyourchildren; communistgoals; cultureofcorruption; gay; hollyweird; hollywood; hollywoodreds; homosexualagenda; homosexuality; indoctrination; lavendermafia; motherrussia; pinkjournalism; russia; usefulidiots
Let me try to understand this -- Russia is not against someone being homosexual as long as he/she keeps his acts private... they are against homosexuals touting and flaunting and celebrating their orientation in public...

Is my understanding correct?

1 posted on 08/11/2013 7:59:31 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

The Film Actors Guild swings into action!


2 posted on 08/11/2013 8:00:52 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: SeekAndFind

I abhor Hollywierd


3 posted on 08/11/2013 8:00:54 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SeekAndFind

yes, it is a don’t ask don’t tell thing, but crimial iff they folk with kids


4 posted on 08/11/2013 8:01:25 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SeekAndFind

Spot on and Hollywood wants to justify it’s sickness.


5 posted on 08/11/2013 8:01:34 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: SeekAndFind

criminal if


6 posted on 08/11/2013 8:01:50 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SeekAndFind

All those years of the Cold War in which Hollywood an other liberals showed such fealty toward the Soviets... but post-Soviet Russia doesn’t acquiesce to America’s “gay is all the rage”
popular culture trends, and now they’re the worst evil (in their twisted minds) since Reagan’s Presidency.


7 posted on 08/11/2013 8:06:00 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Advice to Hollywood .... when in Rome do as the Romans do.


8 posted on 08/11/2013 8:06:54 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: SeekAndFind

As Oprah again proved, American libs cannot travel abroad because they have no understanding of other cultures and mores. They are the stupidest, most provincial people in the world.


9 posted on 08/11/2013 8:09:53 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: SeekAndFind
"A sport is a human right"

Shooting is a sport - no?

10 posted on 08/11/2013 8:27:25 AM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry

With Alec Baldwin leading the charge./


11 posted on 08/11/2013 8:29:08 AM PDT by Straight8
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To: SeekAndFind
Really would like to see Hollywood types arrested and jailed in Russia for protesting what they view as the persecution of homosexuals.

Oh, wait. They're not going to go there. They're just going to throw their usual effete, limp-wristed protests.
12 posted on 08/11/2013 8:32:29 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Hollywood didn’t leave the Kremlin, the Kremlin left Hollywood!


13 posted on 08/11/2013 8:35:07 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: SeekAndFind

You understand the law, and really, it is the promotion of sodomy among minors, so the ban on it “in public” is by virtue that Russian kids walk the streets too.


14 posted on 08/11/2013 8:40:27 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: SeekAndFind

They were fine with the gulags and incarcerating dissenters in mental institutions. No problem at all with that.


15 posted on 08/11/2013 8:42:22 AM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: SeekAndFind

A flea protests against an Elephant... good luck fudge packers!


16 posted on 08/11/2013 8:49:51 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: miss marmelstein

oprah proved one thing above all others... she is pure trash.


17 posted on 08/11/2013 8:50:58 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Skooz

Well yeah - that was just the breaking of a few eggs while making an omelette. But this - this is a shot across the bow of the right to sashay in public. Can’t have that.


18 posted on 08/11/2013 8:53:43 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: LibLieSlayer

Trash with cash...no class!


19 posted on 08/11/2013 8:55:22 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: SeekAndFind

20 posted on 08/11/2013 9:00:41 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Kind of tells us where the gays are concentrated and sort of explains the historical disdain for the acting community.


21 posted on 08/11/2013 9:12:42 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: LibLieSlayer
The flea reference reminds me of a saying from HS, circa 1950s that expressed the height of arrogance and self delusion--"a flea climbing up an elephant's leg with rape on its mind".

Fits Hollywood and this present admin. perfectly.

vaudine

22 posted on 08/11/2013 9:15:21 AM PDT by vaudine
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To: SeekAndFind
there was no way Russia would back down under political pressure.

I've heard that before. I hope it's true this time ...

23 posted on 08/11/2013 9:18:03 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: SeekAndFind
“HollyWeird Vs Russia.”

A possible sequel to Michael Medved’s “Hollywood vs America.”

24 posted on 08/11/2013 9:25:55 AM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: SeekAndFind

After all, the ancient Greeks were enlightened homosexualists who’s society was replete with all manner of perversions. And when it came to the marriage of their pederastic graduates, they....

Oh, wait. Nothing in Hellenism allowed that. Could it have been that they didn’t want to wreck their whole society?


25 posted on 08/11/2013 9:28:22 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SeekAndFind

It is. Plus the little known fact that Russian stubbornness is a thing to behold. Like an obstinate and determined mule, once they get their mind set to something.


26 posted on 08/11/2013 9:35:27 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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To: SeekAndFind
F Hollywood and the inflated, perverted, Idolatrous rainbow Weiner's they rode in on.
 
 
 
" Uhhhh, that's not ours either! "
---Weiner, Obama, Perry, Pelosi, Frank, Pritzker and Associates, LLLP.
 
 
Nudge nudge nudge...
 
 
 

27 posted on 08/11/2013 9:44:33 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: SeekAndFind
Well, now we know: Hollywood, you're all a bunch of homosexuals!
28 posted on 08/11/2013 9:49:15 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
>>Russian stubbornness is a thing to behold.

Nah.  When Belshazzar saw his demise being penned upon the wall by an ancient rendition of the KGB...
 
Dan 5:5-6
5 Suddenly the fingers of a human hand appeared and wrote on the plaster of the wall, near the lampstand in the royal palace. The king watched the hand as it wrote.
 
6 His face turned pale and he was so frightened that his knees knocked together and his legs gave way.
NIV
 
...THAT was a MYSTERYous thing to behold.
 
Zar,  Kaisar, Tsar, Caesar -- same old empirical state-established Ba'al-shyte, different toilet.

29 posted on 08/11/2013 9:55:01 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: SeekAndFind

oh, I just bet the lavender lobby plans to “exhibit” at the Olympics

They’re gonna try to make the Olympics look like “San Franciso Pride” and defy the Russians to arrest them

I am afraid the 2014 Olympics is going to be a bust regardless of any boycotts


30 posted on 08/11/2013 10:00:53 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: SeekAndFind

I think all the Gays and Lesbians should attack Russia ... in Winter.


31 posted on 08/11/2013 10:03:58 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

http://sfpride.org/window.html?ifr=photos/

acting out like this at the Olympics is sure to change a few Russian hearts and minds

NOT


32 posted on 08/11/2013 10:04:31 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Straight8

me thinks Obambi had a hand in this as well. He uses Hollywood to do his dirty work.


33 posted on 08/11/2013 10:14:53 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin; windcliff; stylecouncilor

I have an ARMY t-shirt I used to wear with pride. But to wear it now would seem to associate it with obama’s homosexualist elite.

No more.


34 posted on 08/11/2013 10:15:37 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: fella
"Hollywood leads the charge against Russia's anti-gay law

Man, bet the Ruskies are shaking in their boots over that!


35 posted on 08/11/2013 10:54:19 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: SeekAndFind

Russia is also against homosexuals indoctrinating children in the joys of gay sex as currently happens in American schools, boy scouts, government offices, parades, etc.


36 posted on 08/11/2013 10:55:37 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: skimbell

Hated it.


37 posted on 08/11/2013 10:56:28 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: Caipirabob

The Kremlin promoted homosexuality as “the new normal” in the West to breed corruption, moral degeneracy, smash the patriarchy, etc. Makes it easier for them to point out the “evils of Western culture”.

They don’t want their 800 pound gorilla stomping around in their own homeland.


38 posted on 08/11/2013 10:58:39 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Caipirabob

Oh, I was LOOKING for that one!


39 posted on 08/11/2013 10:59:12 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I could care less if you have one...)
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To: ScottinVA

The Hollywood celebritards were “Stalin’s useful idiots”. They did his bidding. And now they feel so used and rejected.


40 posted on 08/11/2013 10:59:37 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Old Sarge
Hollywood leads the charge against Russia's anti-gay law

And who in Russia gives a flying crap?

41 posted on 08/11/2013 11:06:20 AM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: okie01
And who in Russia gives a flying crap?

Or a flying carp?

42 posted on 08/11/2013 11:09:29 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

That is what my Swedish wife of 57 years tells me.


43 posted on 08/11/2013 11:18:27 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: SeekAndFind
don't want to be arrested simply for exhibiting what in Russia is politically incorrect behavior.

As opposed to American conservatives being targeted for exhibiting politically incorrect behavior...

44 posted on 08/11/2013 11:25:26 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I could care less if you have one...)
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To: lonestar

That’s her!


45 posted on 08/11/2013 2:53:53 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: vaudine

It truly does!


46 posted on 08/11/2013 2:55:24 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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