Oregon Man Blasts Lesbian Couple In Hateful Rant Caught On Video | HuffPost

dragoon-confrontation

One of the women said she and her wife were told by an officer to “walk away.”

huffingtonpost.com: Oregon Man Blasts Lesbian Couple In Hateful Rant Caught On Video | HuffPost

…young man physically threatening and hurling homophobic epithets at a married same-sex couple in Portland, Oregon.

The Story Behind Gay Bob, the World’s First Out-And-Proud Doll

Enraged consumers complained that a toy with a homosexual backstory would lead to other ”disgusting” dolls like “Priscilla the Prostitute” and “Danny the Dope Pusher”

Esquire awarded Gay Bob its “Dubious Achievement Award.” And anti-gay organizations across the United States blustered.

He debuted in the ’70s, to both acclaim and outrage.

atlasobscura.com: The Story Behind Gay Bob, the World’s First Out-And-Proud Doll

LGBT in Homophobic Russia

During LGBT Pride Month here in the United States let’s take a look at how LGBT are treated in some of the most homophobic societies in the world.

First is Russia, where in Chechnya the government is conducting a “Gay Purge”.  They adamantly claim there are no homosexuals in the republic.

If you’d like to learn more, please see some of my prior posts:
Russian Newspaper Reports 26 Gay Men Have Been Murdered via Queerty.com

Amnesty International: Gay Chechens Urgently Need Protection via Time.com

From Human Rights Watch Russia: Gay Men Beaten on Camera

Published on Feb 3, 2014
(Moscow, February 4, 2014) — The Russian authorities need to address a deteriorating situation of widespread and concerted abuse against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and activists.
http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/02/03/ru…

What Russians Think