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How US Evangelicals Helped Create Russia's Anti-Gay Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, society, gayrights, Evangelicals, religion, Russia, crime, culture, government, law, news, rights )

Cal
- 306 days ago - motherjones.com
Meet the Fox News producer, the nightclub impresario, and the oligarchs who teamed up to write inequality into law.
America's Spies Want Edward Snowden Dead
Society & Culture  (tags: Edward Snowden, Intel world, NSA, USA, Russia, assassinations, whistleblowers, spying, terrorists, data colletion )

Angelika
- 340 days ago - buzzfeed.com
"I would love to put a bullet in his head," one Pentagon official told BuzzFeed. The NSA leaker is enemy No. 1 among those inside the intelligence world.
Invest in Moscow? NYET! Divest!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, LGBTrights, Gayrights, Russia, Putin, HumanRights, AmericanBarAssociation, WorldJusticeProject )

BMutiny
- 414 days ago - change.org
James R. Silkenat, president of the American Bar Association (ABA), is lending his credibility, and that of his associated organizations - the ABA, Human Rights First, and the World Justice Project - to the effort to entice U.S. investors into investing!
As a Gay Parent I Must Flee Russia or Lose My Children | Mail & Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Gays, WinterOlympics, Russia, homophobia, rainbowclothing, displaysofaffection, Olympics, WinterOlympics, sports, WinterSports, Proctor&Gamble, sponsors, Russiannews, newscoverage, media )

BMutiny
- 467 days ago - women.mg.co.za
I was beaten up in front of parliament.. and I realised that in all my interactions, including professional ones, I no longer felt I was perceived as a journalist first: I am now a person with a pink triangle. My family is moving to New York. Masha Gessen
Olbermann: Corporate Sponsors 'Terrified' That Sochi Olympics Will Be Another 'Master Race Olympics' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, Russia, Olympics, laws, society, safety, rights, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, government, Americans, media, news, sports, tv )

Carrie
- 470 days ago - rawstory.com
ESPN host Keith Olbermann opened his Monday show by highlighting early signs of panic from Olympic sponsors that anti-LGBT laws in Russia could cause American advertisers and audiences to effectively boycott the games.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Against Russia's Brutal Crackdown on Gay Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: GAY RIGHTS, RUSSIA, ethics, world, politics )

Cal
- 475 days ago - change.org
Urge Winter Olympics 2014 Sponsors to Condemn Anti-Gay Laws
Tell Visa to Speak Out Against Russia's Anti-LGBT Crusade ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, environment, LGBT, Russia, VISA, protection )

Cher
- 486 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
Visa spends millions of dollars each year marketing their Olympic sponsorship and towards the LGBT community. If they speak out against the Russian government's anti-lgbt campaign before the Olympics it will put pressure on the IOC to act.
Petition | US Olympic Team: Fly the Colors of Gay Pride During the 2014 Olympics Opening Ceremony | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Gays, WinterOlympics, Russia, homophobia, rainbowclothing, displaysofaffection, Olympics, WinterOlympics, sports, WinterSports )

BMutiny
- 489 days ago - change.org
Ask the US Olympic Team to stand in solidarity with all Gay Athletes and all LGBT people everywhere, by flying the colors of Gay Pride. [The IOC have said this may disqualify the ENTIRE TEAM from competition. But, do what is RIGHT, not what's convenient.]
Petition | President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry: Address the Human Rights Issue of Putin's Anti-Gay Laws in Russia
Society & Culture  (tags: Gays, WinterOlympics, Russia, homophobia, rainbowclothing, displaysofaffection, Olympics, WinterOlympics, sports, WinterSports )

BMutiny
- 511 days ago - change.org
Under Russian Law, any Olympic athlete, trainer, reporter, family member or fan who is gay -- or suspected of being gay, or just accused of being gay -- can go to jail. It is now illegal to say the word "gay" in public, punishable by two weeks in jail.
Petition | Coca-Cola, VISA, Procter&Gamble, Samsung, Panasonic: Don't Sponsor Hate!
Society & Culture  (tags: Gays, WinterOlympics, Russia, homophobia, rainbowclothing, displaysofaffection, Olympics, WinterOlympics, sports, WinterSports )

BMutiny
- 526 days ago - change.org
Gay athletes and spectators would not be safe in Russian 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, after a law passed last month in Russia's Parliament and signed earlier this week by President Vladimir Putin banned "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations".
Petition | United States Olympic Committee: Boycott the Winter 2014 Olympics in Sochi Russia | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Gays, WinterOlympics, Russia, homophobia, rainbowclothing, displaysofaffection, Olympics, WinterOlympics, sports, WinterSports )

BMutiny
- 527 days ago - change.org
By participating in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia, we are promoting discrimination, fear, hate, and prejudice in the host city and country. This is NOT what the Olympic Spirit is supposed to be about! Calling for a BOYCOTT by the U.S. and others
Alcohol Kills 500,000 Russians Annually
Society & Culture  (tags: Russia, alcohol, suicides, murders, life expectancy, abuse, crime, culture, death, health, violence )

Rob and J
- 899 days ago - en.rian.ru
life expectancy for Russian males was lower than in a number of the world's poorest countries, including Yemen, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Honduras, Tajikistan and Senegal. Alcohol is also involved in some 80% of murders and 40% of suicides
Presidents Obama and Medvedev: Prevent Nuclear War ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: nuclear war, world, Russia, Medvedev, Obama, USA, government, radia-active )

Nancy
- 1047 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Despite offering nonbinding verbal and written assurances that its missile defense system is not directed at Russia, the US has been unwilling to provide Russia with requested legally-binding written assurances to this effect.
EDITORIAL: In Putin's Russia, the Law Is for Sale
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, corruption, police, politics, Russia, government, world, dishonesty, abuse, safety, law, ethics, freedoms )

Cal
- 1582 days ago - globalpost.com
While the Russian economy is foundering, one significant growth industry in the Putin dictatorship, and that's official corruption. With bribes soaring, Russians are willing to pay larger and larger fees to land plum jobs which will let them c
Dear Russia, Please Don't Cut Support for Trafficking Victims ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, Russia, trafficking, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1668 days ago - change.org
Russia is cutting the number of their Human Trafficking Victim Support Centers down to only 2. That's right, just 2 centers for all of Russia.
 

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