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Russian proposal defeated today in the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly

Russian proposal defeated today in the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly

The proposal from the Russia Federation to deny benefits to legal same-sex couples at the UN was not adopted today during a vote in the Fifth Committee of the General Assembly, with 80 countries voting against the proposal, 43 voting for it, and 43 countries abstaining.

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Russian anti-gay law – call for action

Russian anti-gay law – call for action

Controversial law signed by President Vladimir Putin banning the promotion of “non-traditional values

You can sign a petition urging leaders around the world and within Russia to work to eliminate all anti-gay laws and protect all citizens from violence and discrimination in Russia.

Alternatively, you can boycott Russian vodka as does the London gay community.

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