Tag Archives: Moldova

MOLDOVA: Police Use Tear Gas, Drag Away Christian Protesters Blockading LGBT Rights March [VIDEO]

Radio Free Europe reports: Religious hard-liners in Moldova’s capital tried to crash a rally in support of the country’s LGBT community but were fended off by police who deployed tear gas. The Orthodox Christian protesters unsuccessfully attempted to break through a police line set up to guard dozens off demonstrators who marched through Chisinau in the May 19 rally against ...

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MOLDOVA: Riot Police Evacuate LGBT Rights Marchers After Orthodox Protesters Throw Eggs [VIDEO]

Radio Free Europe reports: A protest march organized by Moldova’s LGBT community on May 21 in the capital, Chisinau, was halted after just several hundred meters as police sought to avert a confrontation with participants in a counterprotest made up of “Orthodox priests and believers.” Scores of participants in the LGBT march, who were wearing white shirts with the logo ...

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Five More Eurovision Song Contest Entries Selected: Finland, Norway, Moldova, Slovenia, Hungary [VIDEOS]

Last night was what some Eurovision fans call “Super Saturday” in which five more nations chose their entry for this year’s contest in Stockholm. Below are the winning performances from Finland, Norway, Moldova, Slovenia, and Hungary. I quite like Finland and Slovenia this year. The final video below is a ranking from one of Eurovision’s many rabid fanboys. As you ...

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Moldova Repeals “Gay Propaganda” Ban

Moldova has repealed its “gay propaganda” ban as part of its bid to join the European Union. Pink News reports: Moldovan officials narrowly voted to overturn the law on Friday with a view to being offered an EU Association Agreement at the Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius, Lithuania this November. In similar legislation to recently introduced Russian laws, the Moldovan ...

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European Parliament Denounces Nations With Anti-LGBT Legislation

The 754-member European Parliament has approved a resolution denouncing nations with current or pending anti-gay legislation. The item specifically calls out Russia, Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania, and Ukraine. The UK’s Pink News reports: The resolution was adopted with 430 in favour and 105 against, saying it was “gravely concerned by developments which restrict freedom of expression and assembly on the basis ...

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Eurovision: Moldova’s Pasha Parfeny

This guy looks a lot like Ed Norton. Cute track.

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Scott Lively Takes Hate Show To Moldova

Not satisfied with helping inflame murderous hatred in Uganda, arch homophobe and pedophile-enabler Scott Lively has taken his hate show to the eastern European nation of Moldova. Because Moldova is considering a gay rights law and Lively has to stop it. When the Moldovan government submitted a draft antidiscrimination law to parliament last month, conservative Orthodox Christian forces in the ...

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Eurovision 2010: Moldova’s Olia Tira

Handicappers are listing Moldova’s entry as one of this year’s favorites. It’s fairly standard Eurodisco/pop, but catchy nevertheless. Like the violins, hate the sax.

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Fascists Block Moldovan Pride

In Moldova’s capital of Chisinau: Lesbian and gay activists in Moldova have begged the European Union and the Council of Europe to intervene after their attempt to hold a Pride event at the weekend was banned and then blocked by police inaction and violence. In the capital Chisinau yesterday a bus with 60 Pride marchers was surrounded by hundreds of ...

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