Russian court: Anti-‘gay propaganda’ law is constitutional

Caucasus Equality News reports:

Nikolai Alexeyev (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)
Nikolai Alexeyev (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

Russia’s Constitutional Court [on Sept. 25] ruled that the country’s controversial anti-‘gay propaganda’ law is not against the Russian constitution after an appeal made by three LGBT activists.

Nikolai Alexeyev, Dimitri Isakov and Yaroslav Yevutshenko brought the case to the court, claiming that the law, which bans the ‘promotion of homosexuality’ and the discussion of homosexuality with minors, was in breach of the Russian constitution.

For more information, read the full article in Caucasus Equality News, “Russian court rules homophobic ‘propaganda law’ is not against constitution.”

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, Erasing 76 Crimes. Contact him at [email protected]

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