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Looking Out: Russian LGBT activists become first to be convicted under country's anti-gay law
Looking Out: Russian LGBT activists become first to be convicted under country's anti-gay law

So while the Internet was going gaga over Tom Daley this week (more on that in a second), Russia reportedly made its first convictions under its controversial federal anti-gay law. According to The Moscow Times, two LGBT activists were each fined about $120 Tuesday for holding a banner reading "Gay propaganda does not exist. People do not become gay, people are born gay" while demonstrating near a children's library in a coastal Russian city. Both men — one of whom is Moscow Pride founder Nikolai Alexeyev were found in violation of Russian legislation approved in June that explicitly prohibits promoting "non-traditional sexual relations among minors." In...

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