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.
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
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.
What Russians Think