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Russia's Largest Gay Club Has Shut Down
ABC News ^ | 3-27-2014 | MELIA PATRIA via Nightline

Posted on 03/27/2014 8:24:21 AM PDT by tcrlaf

After enduring months of homophobic attacks, including gunfire and toxic gas, Russia's largest gay nightclub, Central Station, has finally closed its doors for good.

The club management surrendered to a spate of harassment in late February, after a group of men allegedly blocked the front gates, preventing patrons from entering the building safely, according to staff members who were on the scene. The well-known club was widely considered a haven and a symbol of freedom for the country's besieged LGBT community.

"All was [taken] by our enemies," lamented former club dancer Alexander Moskalets. "It's all gone."

"They really stopped the normal work of our club," said a manager, who asked that his name not be used out of safety concerns.

"Of course, I'm sad," he added, "but I was ready for this situation."

Prior to the shutdown, "Nightline" aired a special report on the Moscow nightclub after a months-long investigation into the business's effort to survive. "Nightline" traveled to Russia amid evidence of escalating violence against the LGBT community there following the passage the Kremlin's controversial "anti-gay propaganda" law.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: gay; homosexualagenda; media; russia
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DEAR GOD!!! Where will the U.S. Media hang out on their off time while in Moscow now??? Oh, the horror!!

You'll note what the US Media considers important news. Little wonder the rest of the world is looking at us like we are nutz, is it?

1 posted on 03/27/2014 8:24:21 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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Glenn Beck to throw a hissy fit in 3... 2... 1...


2 posted on 03/27/2014 8:26:10 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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Do they have bath houses over there? If so, they are probably next.


3 posted on 03/27/2014 8:27:43 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: tcrlaf

Russia is the enemy of the US now.
But Russia makes Obama look weak
But Russia is anti-gay
But Russia is anti-US
#journalistheadexplosion


4 posted on 03/27/2014 8:27:59 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: tcrlaf

“All was [taken] by our enemies,” lamented former club dancer Alexander Moskalets. “It’s all gone.”

What’s all gone? The 55-gal drums of KY-Jelly? Oh, the horrors!


5 posted on 03/27/2014 8:28:43 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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ABC news will shriek about this, but stories about the daily bombs in Iraq and the American casualty rate in Afghanistan are completely buried.


6 posted on 03/27/2014 8:28:53 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: tcrlaf

Homosexuals don’t like bisexuals.


7 posted on 03/27/2014 8:30:12 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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It's not like we are nuts, we are nuts. Mentally ill. Disordered mind set. Lost.
8 posted on 03/27/2014 8:30:25 AM PDT by ecomcon
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Do they have bath houses over there?

They have a "gay dancer," so that's a sign that they're essentially a bath house.

Most, if not all, of these sodomite hangouts allow open, anonymous sex to occur on premises. So, what's the difference?

9 posted on 03/27/2014 8:30:45 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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Media bias by word #5
10 posted on 03/27/2014 8:33:15 AM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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“ABC news will shriek about this, but stories about the daily bombs in Iraq and the American casualty rate in Afghanistan are completely buried.”

ABCCBSCNNNBC/AP got the memo to publish this story to bury Ukraine/Crimea stories.


11 posted on 03/27/2014 8:33:23 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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Oh, dear...

Anal syphilis infection rates may drop in Moscow now.

Oh, dear...Oh, dear...Oh, dear...!

12 posted on 03/27/2014 8:33:23 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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I wonder if ABC “news” has any concern about the number of Christ followers who are being murdered in Africa and Asia because of their faith....or, if they are too lazy to do that, talk to some Christian leaders here in the USA who are losing their LIBERTY because of Team Obama.

Guess that wouldn’t fit ABC’s world view.


13 posted on 03/27/2014 8:34:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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Way back in the 1980’s the classified project I worked on got a security briefing by the FBI giving a general picture of the security situation at the time. They presented convincing evidence that (among other things) the KGB was bankrolling the then nascent LGBT movement. If a group got their name in the paper for something they’d get an anonymous donation ranging from the hundreds to the thousands of dollars. The larger the group the more money they got. The objective was to destroy the family unit. It was an attack on the pillars of American society. I’m certain Putin would be aware of the corrosive effect as that’s what was intended. It’s almost humorous that Russia is now under attack by the very monster they created.


14 posted on 03/27/2014 8:34:35 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Russians love their bath houses. Big party of their culture. It’s called banya over there. No doubt plenty of faggotry happens in them.


15 posted on 03/27/2014 8:34:57 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: tcrlaf

Now the libs will call us to arms.

Russia Invading an occupying a sovereign state doesnt bother them the least, but shutting down gay nightclubs?

This is War!


16 posted on 03/27/2014 8:35:03 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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“But Russia makes Obama look weak”

Barry doesn’t need Russia’s help for that.


17 posted on 03/27/2014 8:35:18 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'm not anti-government, government's anti-me.)
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To: tcrlaf

Looks like Obama won’t be visiting anytime soon.


18 posted on 03/27/2014 8:35:40 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: tcrlaf
I thought there was very little harassment of gays in Russia until the Olympics, when the US administration decided to make it an issue.

19 posted on 03/27/2014 8:36:33 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: tcrlaf

Lindsey Graham is deeply saddened.


20 posted on 03/27/2014 8:36:42 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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