And now it's Mother Russia, her president Vladamir Putin, and Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzkov, who fear being contaminated by the baneful moral perversions of Western culture. Some might even think that Russia is becoming more "Christian" than America.
In his article, "It's Hard to Be a Homo in Russia" (Taki's Magazine, August 5, 2013), Jim Goad addresses the issue [Advisory: Taki's Magazine often allows vulgar language]:
A new Cold War is brewing between Russia and the West, but this time it’s being fought over the rainbow flag.Read more >>
As the USA rapidly morphs into a continent-spanning version of Fire Island, a homo paradise where tiny fairy sculptors dream there will one day be a 90-foot statue of Harvey Milk wearing leather ass chaps and a butt plug on the US Capitol West Lawn, Russia is currently tightening its sphincter in stubborn resistance to All Things Gay.
Former Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzkhov repeatedly banned gay-pride parades, dubbing them “satanic.” In 2012, Moscow’s local parliament banned such festivities for 100 years.
Vladimir Putin, who is not averse to posing for vaguely homoerotic beefcake photos, has flexed his ample pectoral muscles in defiance of prevailing Western sentiments on issues such as immigration and anti-Christian blasphemy. And now he’s going after The Gays.