Tag Archives: Queer Nation

Gilbert Baker: Don’t Wave The Rainbow Flag To Cover Up Russian Atrocities

Via press release from Queer Nation: Gilbert Baker, the creator of the Rainbow Flag and a member of Queer Nation made the following statement to New York Times columnist Frank Bruni: “Olympic flag waving gave a stamp of approval to Nazi atrocities in 1936. Please don’t use the Rainbow Flag to cover up Russian atrocities in 2014. The Rainbow Flag …

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Wednesday In New York City

There will also be demonstrations on Saturday at Russia’s consulate in San Francisco and at their consulate in Toronto. UPDATE: A protest has been organized for August 10th at the Russian embassy in London.

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Queer Nation Responds To Stoli CEO

Via press release: A Statement From Queer Nation; Marketing Is Not Enough Val Mendeleev, the chief executive officer of SPI Group, the owner of the Stolichnaya brand, confirmed in an open letter on July 25 that SPI produces this vodka in Russia and that SPI has offices and operations in Russia. Stolichnaya is a Russian vodka that is owned by …

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