Tag Archives: Russia

Gay Patriot Hacked?

JMG reader Russ tips us that it appears that homocon site Gay Patriot has been hacked today. The top post on the quite discombobulated site now features a message in Russian and a link to an Eastern European straight porn site. (No link as I’m getting a virus warning there.) A fresh wave of hack attacks on LGBT sites began ...

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Melee In Ukraine’s Parliament

Ukraine’s parliament dissolved into fistfights, smoke bombs, and egg throwing as members argued over allowing Russia to extend their lease on a Ukrainian naval base. And you thought our health care debate was tough.

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Russian President Disses Dubya

The president of Russia tells George Stephanopoulos that Barack Obama actually “thinks when he speaks,” unlike a certain other person that he doesn’t care to name for fear of offending.

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RUSSIA: Anti-Gay President Of Poland Dies In Plane Crash With 96 Others

Poland has declared a week of mourning after President Lech Kaczynski and his wife were killed in a plane crash in western Russia this morning. All passengers and crew died in the crash. As mayor of Warsaw, Kaczynski had repeatedly banned gay pride marches and had been quoted as saying that same-sex marriage would bring about the destruction of the ...

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ChatRoulette

ChatRoulette, the webcam program that randomly connects you with people all over the world, has gotten a lot of press in the last few days. NY Magazine’s Sam Anderson gave it a try: The site activates your webcam automatically; when you click “start” you’re suddenly staring at another human on your screen and they’re staring back at you, at which ...

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Moscow’s Mayor Pledges To Block “Satanic” Gay Pride Parade

Repeating his annual description of gay Pride as “Satanic,” Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov has called for the enforcement of laws prohibiting the event, which has taken place in years past despite being banned. “A gay parade… cannot be called anything but a Satanic act,” Yury Luzhkov told an education conference, quoted by Interfax news agency. “We haven’t permitted such a ...

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Wacko NYC Pastor Gets Global Press

Harlem-based Pastor James David Manning says that President Obama is “pure evil borne of the womb of 16 year-old white girl.” (Obama’s mother was actually 18 when she had him.) He also claims that the Marxists in the black Suburbans are coming to get him for saying so, blah blah blah. I doubt that Pastor Wacko is very well known ...

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Russian Soldier Strip Tease

Harmless silliness, safe for work. (Via – Towleroad)

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Moscow Mayor Promises Snow-Free Winter

The mayor of Moscow has vowed to spend millions on cloud-seeding technology to ensure that this winter’s storms drop the bulk of their snow outside of city limits. For just a few million dollars, the mayor’s office will hire the Russian Air Force to spray a fine chemical mist over the clouds before they reach the capital, forcing them to ...

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Moscow: Hillary Attends Unveiling Of Statue Honoring Gay Poet Walt Whitman

Today Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attended the unveiling of a statue of gay poet Walt Whitman at Moscow State University. But local Russian LGBT activists are disappointed the Clinton did not use the opportunity to denounce the homophobia of the Russian government. Russia’s leading gay activist said Wednesday that he was disappointed that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ...

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Seattle: Hundreds Rally Against R-71

Several hundred anti-gay protesters, including many Slavic Eastern Europeans, rallied in Seattle yesterday to urge the defeat of Referendum 71, which would uphold Washington state’s new domestic partners law. From children to families to the elderly, a couple of hundred demonstrators, speaking both English and Russian, gathered in Lynnwood on Saturday, carrying signs saying “Protect Children” and “Reject R-71.” “It’s ...

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Gay Activists To Picket Obama In Moscow

Well, this is a switch. Gay activists in Moscow say they will seek permission from the city authorities to stage a picket supporting same sex marriage, in both the United States and Russia, in front of the US Embassy in Moscow on July 7 during the State visit of President Obama in the Russian capital. And they will be using ...

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OMOH

Troubled Diva points out that the acronym for Russia’s riot police is the mirror image of “homo”, an irony probably not lost on the dozens of gay activists arrested this morning at Moscow Pride. OMOH’s motto: “We know no mercy and do not ask for any.”

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Police Break Up Moscow Pride, Peter Tatchell Among Arrested

In an embarrassment for Eurovision organizers, Moscow police are cracking down hard on today’s gay pride parade. Between 20 and 40 activists have been arrested at Slavic Pride in Moscow by anti-riot police, early reports indicate. According to a statement released by Pride organiser Nikolai Alekseev, violence was used to break up the peaceful march, which had been banned by ...

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Gay Fans “Not Safe” At Eurovision

Gay fans traveling to the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow this weekend are being warned that extremists are planning to “roam the streets” of the city looking for homosexuals to assault. Via the Guardian UK: [T]here is now a distinct possibility that Russian nationalists and neo-Nazis will once again beat up gay demonstrators – as well as visiting Eurovision fans ...

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Dutch Eurovision Entry Threatens Boycott If Moscow Police Stop Gay Pride Parade

Russian gay activists have asked contestants at this weekend’s Eurovision Song Contest to boycott the finals if Moscow police attempt to interfere with the gay pride parade on that day. The lead singer of the Netherlands’ entry, The Toppers, is the first to agree. Dutch singer Gordon has said he will boycott the Eurovision Song Contest if Moscow police use ...

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Russian Activists Found Guilty Of “Popularizing Homosexuality”

Gay activists in Russia have been found guilty of “popularizing homosexuality” for demonstrating with pro-gay posters. A court in Ryazan has found the organizers of two public events protesting homophobia guilty of popularizing homosexuality and ruled they be fined 1,500 rubles each. Nikolay Bayev and Irina Fet were found guilty of popularizing homosexuality among minors and the court ruled to ...

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Moscow Pride To Coincide With Eurovision

LGBT activists in Moscow have shrewdly rescheduled this year’s pride events to coincide to that city’s hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest, guaranteeing them a global stage should the Russian government follow through on its promise to once again ban their celebration. Activists said they would ask contestants to support gay rights by wearing lapel pins onstage on May 16, ...

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Faces Of Hate

Some of today’s anti-gay protesters in San Francisco were bussed in from the Sacramento area’s massive Russian/Slavic community, many of whom belong to the extreme right-wing organization Watchmen On The Walls. The group was co-founded by the former California director of Focus On The Family and Latvia-born preacher Alexey Ledyaev. The Watchmen are listed as a hate group by the ...

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In Which New York Joins The EU

The Wall Street Journal reports that Russian media is giving a lot of attention to a local academic who is predicting that the United States will collapse by 2010 in a civil war brought about by “mass immigration, economic decline, and moral degradation.” Prof. Panarin, 50 years old, is not a fringe figure. A former KGB analyst, he is dean ...

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