Ukraine shies away from ‘gay propaganda’ ban


Ukrainian Lawmakers Pull Antigay Bill After International Outcry The Ukrainian parliament cancelled a vote on a “gay gag” bill that would prohibit discussion of homosexuality following protests from the international community.

Ukraine: Parliament reported to have cancelled vote on anti-gay law The Ukrainian parliament has cancelled a scheduled vote on legislation that would ban any Ukrainian citizen from speaking out favourably about gays or lesbians, the petition website said.

Ukraine Postpones Vote On ‘Gay Gag Rule’

On Top Magazine: The Ukrainian Parliament on Friday canceled a scheduled vote on a bill which would ban citizens from speaking favorably about gay men and lesbians. If approved, Law 8711 would make it illegal to “spread homosexuality”

Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, including the Erasing 76 Crimes news site and the African Human Rights Media Network. Contact him at

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