1. In early July, Oscar winning actress Tilda Swinton took this photo in front of the Kremlin in Moscow.
2. The same week the photo was taken, President Vladimir Putin signed a law banning foreign gay and lesbian couples from adopting Russian children.
3. The photo was released along with a statement that read, “In solidarity. From Russia with love.”
The photo was released by Swinton’s representative and quickly spread all over the internet.