You are currently viewing The State Duma said that gay clubs in Russia could be closed as part of the new law on LGBT

The head of the State Duma Committee on Family Affairs, Nina Ostanina, said that in Russia, under the new law on LGBT people, establishments that promote non-traditional sexual relations could be closed. Such, in her opinion, are, in particular, gay clubs.

“If an establishment openly promotes non-traditional relationships, of course, this establishment will close,” she is quoted as saying. RIA News.

The parliamentarian stressed that gay clubs can be attributed to this category of establishments.

“Gay clubs are the very places where people with a non-traditional orientation, as a rule, meet … I consider such establishments as establishments that promote non-traditional sexual relations,” she said.

At the same time, Ostanina stressed that the bill only concerns the promotion of non-traditional sexual relations and people who consider themselves to be representatives of non-traditional orientation, “as they lived, and will continue to live on.”

Earlier, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, called for increasing fines in the bill on punishment for LGBT propaganda.

On October 27, the State Duma adopted in the first reading a bill banning LGBT propaganda in Russia.


Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more

J. A. Allen

Author, blogger, freelance writer. Hater of spiders. Drinker of wine. Mother of hellions.

Leave a Reply