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Russian Youth Wins ‘Gay Propaganda’ Case

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Expand Interior Ministry officers guard the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community rally "VIII St.Petersburg Pride" in St. Petersburg, Russia August 12, 2017. © 2017 Reuters A court in Russia has dismissed a case brought against a 16-year-old boy alleging he had broken the country’s absurd and noxious “gay propaganda” law. The 2013 law effectively prohibits any positive information about “non-traditional sexual relations” from public discussion. In August 2018, Russia’s Commission on Minors and the Protection of Minors’ Rights fined Maxim Neverov 50,000 rubles (US$760) for…

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