It’s Now Illegal to Tell Children About Gay People in Russia

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Russia just passed a bill which “makes it illegal to tell children gay people exist or that homosexuality is equal to heterosexuality, and provides for fines, jail time, and deportation for those who violate the law.” Seriously.

So if you tell a Russian child that homosexuality exists, that there are all sorts of people and relationships in the world, that he or she is not alone if he or she doesn’t feel that she fits the confines of a cis-gendered world, you could literally get deported or prosecuted for it.

Horrifying doesn’t even begin to describe.

[In Unanimous Vote, Russia Passes Bill Making It Illegal To Tell Kids Gay People Exist]