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Moscow bans gay pride parades for 100 years – 2112 will be great

by | 17th, August 2012

MOSCOW is protesting a tad too much methinks. The city’s court has upheld a ban on gay pride marches a ban that will last 100 years (or until Russia’s eternal President Putin is kissed by a handsome prince).

Nikolai Alekseev, a gay activist, had challenged a century ban on gay parades in Moscow. Moscow City Court upheld the ban. Says Alexeyev:

“Now we will soon appeal against the Russian authorities to ban Moscow Pride for a hundred years ahead of the European Court of Human Rights. Thus we achieve the recognition of wrongful bans not only past but future Gay Pride in Moscow. “

And that’s

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