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Madonna to take on Russian homophobes in upcoming St. Petersburg concert

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Oh this should be good.  The Daily Beast reports that when called on to boycott Russia, Madonna came up with a better idea.
It obliges abusers to pay $170 fines, and authorizes brief detentions. Disturbingly, in a country where homosexuality was a criminal offense in the Soviet era, it could well allow some of that mentality back into police work. The law, depending on how it is interpreted, could allow police to grab more or less anyone who said or showed “gay propaganda” to young people. That could be interpreted to include holding hands while walking in public.

After Saint Petersburg, the law was adopted by five more Russian regions and threatened to become federal law, which made some gays think of emigrating from the country to more civilized places.
As for Madonna, celebrated by world’s gay community as an icon, the American star responded the following day on Facebook: “I will speak during my show about this ridiculous atrocity,” Madonna wrote. “I don’t run away from adversity,” she added, calling herself a “freedom fighter.” Both Madonna and, recently, her 15-year-old daughter Lourdes Leon advocate for the legalization of gay marriage in United States.
I have to give her credit. She'll do far more damage to Russia's homophobes, and Soviet left-overs, by actually going through with her concert than by boycotting.  Can't wait to see what she does.

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