(from The New Civil Rights Movement)
Rachel Maddow has taken many facets of Russia’s anti-gay story and combined them into a disturbing and yet fascinating examination of the homophobia that is Russia. But she also shined an important light on how the anti-gay religious right has exported their special brand of hate to Moscow, specifically how people like NOM’s Brian Brown have impacted Russia’s anti-gay legislation, and how the American religious right is helping to create “a virulently anti-gay Russia.”
“It turns out, actually, the anti-gay American right has been more than applauding Russia and Vladimir Putin as they enact all these anti-gay laws that they want here too… the anti-gay right has also been helping Russia do this.”
Maddow in a video report also covers new Russian legislation, which she suggests Brian Brown impacted, that would enable Russian authorities to come into the homes of LGBT people and same-sex couples and forcibly remove their children.
Full article and link to video reprt here