Anti-Gay Laws

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LA City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday asking the federal government to grant asylum to Russians persecuted under the country’s recent anti-gay laws.

CBS Los Angeles–08/20/2013

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LA Urged To Sever Sister-City Relationship With St. Petersburg Amid Recently Passed Anti-Gay Laws

The city of Los Angeles is being urged to sever its sister-city relationship with St. Petersburg amid recently passed anti-gay laws in Russia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2013

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WeHo Gay Bars Boycott Russian Vodka Over Anti-Gay Laws

Several gay bars in West Hollywood have boycotted Stolichnaya vodka — which is distilled from Russian ingredients — following the recent passage of anti-gay laws in Russia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2013

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