Tag Archives: Ivan Okhlobystin

RUSSIA: Gay Activist To Sue Actor Ivan “Burn Gays Alive” Okhlobystin

A Russian gay activist says he will sue actor and former Orthodox priest Ivan Okhlobystin, who earned international headlines for saying that he’d like to burn all gays alive in ovens. Via Russia’s official news agency, RIA Novosti: Nikolai Bayev said in a post on his Facebook account Wednesday that he did not expect his suit against Ivan Okhlobystin to ...

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RUSSIA: Actor Ivan “Burn Gays Alive” Okhlobystin Resigns From Phone Retailer

“Given the incessant threats, provocations and insults from the sodomites in respect of my friends, associates and their familes, I have resigned. People close to me do not have to suffer from my public position from which I will never give up. Sodom and Gomorrah must be destroyed!” – Ivan Okhlobystin, announcing his resignation as the creative director for Euroset, ...

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Russian Orthodox Church Calls For Referendum To Criminalize Homosexuality

Days after a similar demand from Russian actor Ivan “Burn Gays Alive” Okhlobystin, the Russian Orthodox Church has called for a public referendum to criminalize homosexual acts. The Church’s abrupt intervention came amid a growing debate over whether the Kremlin should mount a firmer defence of traditional values that many in the overwhelmingly conservative country view as coming under attack ...

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RUSSIA: Actor Ivan “Burn Gays Alive” Okhlobystin Calls On Vladimir Putin To Criminalize Homosexuality

Russian actor Ivan Okhlobystin, who made international headlines last month when he declared that gays should be burned alive in furnaces, is calling upon Vladimir Putin to criminalize homosexuality. Via Russia’s official news agency RIA Novosti: A controversial sitcom star-cum-priest asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to bring back a Soviet law criminalizing “sodomy.” Not doing so would give “sodomites a ...

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