Anti-Gay Laws

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Defends Anti-Gay Law In Letter To IOCRussian Deputy Prime Minister Kozak did not back down on the issue of the new law, which penalizes anyone who distributes information aimed at persuading minors that "nontraditional" relationships are normal or attractive.
Bar Owners Dump Vodka Into Streets Over Laws Against Gays In RussiaSome bar owners poured bottles of Russian vodka into the streets of Manhattan on Monday, in an ongoing protest against Russia’s crackdown on the gay community.
Some NYC LGBT Bars Boycott Vodka Brands Over Russian Anti-Gay LawsSeveral New York City LGBT nightspots have decided to take spirits made in Russia off their shelves, as part of a protest against anti-gay laws in that country.