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    Activists Around The World Protest Russia's Anti-Gay Laws

    "Today's success is just the beginning."

    Yesterday, protests were held across the globe in solidarity with Russian LGBT activists.

    Allout.org

    The protests were organized by the gay rights organization All Out. "Today's success is just the beginning. The movement has gone global and I am thrilled to see governments around the world pledge to take our message of love directly to president Putin at the G20 meetings this week." said Andre Banks, Executive Director of All Out.

    Yesterday morning, Lady Gaga voiced her support.

    Join people all around the world today to speak out for equality in Russia! Find a local event at http://t.co/vfQbfBQCBw #Russia4Love

    Lady Gaga

    @ladygaga

    Join people all around the world today to speak out for equality in Russia! Find a local event at http://t.co/vfQbfBQCBw #Russia4Love

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    Others also showed their support by wearing red.

    @castcambridge @adctheatre day of our ADC preview. Here we are wearing red in support of Russia #Russia4Love

    Guy Woolf

    @GuyWoolf

    @castcambridge @adctheatre day of our ADC preview. Here we are wearing red in support of Russia #Russia4Love

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    人を愛したという理由で拘禁するなんてどうかしてる。ロシアはそれで何を得られるとおもってるの? #SignofLove #Russia4Love

    DaimOn@ついに中国人からも認定され

    @10AyaKa

    人を愛したという理由で拘禁するなんてどうかしてる。ロシアはそれで何を得られるとおもってるの? #SignofLove #Russia4Love

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    South African Lushees showing off their #SignofLove in support of #Russia4Love @LushLtd Share the love! <3

    Lush South Africa

    @LUSHSouthAfrica

    South African Lushees showing off their #SignofLove in support of #Russia4Love @LushLtd Share the love! <3

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    Couldn&#39;t be at protest, but wearing red to support #Russia4Love

    EllieIsAPunkRocker

    @TheRainbowGoth

    Couldn't be at protest, but wearing red to support #Russia4Love

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    Or rainbows, of course.

    And people showed up for protests against Russia's laws across the globe.

    London, England:

    BuzzFeed / Dan Martin

    New York, NY:

    Tasneem Nashrulla / BuzzFeed

    Asunción, Paraguay:

    #Paraguay "@SOMOSGAY Activistas de SOMOSGAY y @Lesvos se levantan contra la homofobia en Rusia #Russia4Love @allout"

    jean rossignol

    @jrossignol

    #Paraguay "@SOMOSGAY Activistas de SOMOSGAY y @Lesvos se levantan contra la homofobia en Rusia #Russia4Love @allout"

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    Reykjavik, Iceland:

    VA er flottasti sk&oacute;linn #allout #gay #russia4love

    Ingibjorg Thordar

    @IngibjorgThorda

    VA er flottasti skólinn #allout #gay #russia4love

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    Mexico D.F.:

    #3deSeptiembre #Russia4Love #ParaRusiaConAmor 25 M&eacute;xico

    ShinigamiResurrected

    @Marcgolab

    #3deSeptiembre #Russia4Love #ParaRusiaConAmor 25 México

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    Barranquilla, Colombia:

    In Barranquilla, Colombia we support #Russia4Love @OrgulloLGBT

    Uninorte Diverso

    @UNorteDiverso

    In Barranquilla, Colombia we support #Russia4Love @OrgulloLGBT

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    Bologna, Italy:

    Barcelona, Spain:

    #3deSeptiembre #Russia4Love #ParaRusiaConAmor 13 Barcelona (1)

    ShinigamiResurrected

    @Marcgolab

    #3deSeptiembre #Russia4Love #ParaRusiaConAmor 13 Barcelona (1)

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    #3deSeptiembre #Russia4Love #ParaRusiaConAmor 14 Barcelona (2)

    ShinigamiResurrected

    @Marcgolab

    #3deSeptiembre #Russia4Love #ParaRusiaConAmor 14 Barcelona (2)

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    Milan, Italy

    Yuri Guaiana

    @yurigu

    #russia4love in action in Milan

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    Vancouver, Canada:

    Atomic Al

    @alsatomic

    #Vancouver #russia4love

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    El Salvador:

    DE LA MANO CONTIGO

    @DELAMANOCONTIG1

    @allout_es #RUSSIA4LOVE #ElSalvador

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    Miguel Von-Böuwrley

    @MBouwrley

    #russia4love #ElSalvador

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    Seattle, Washington:

    Dan Savage with #Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn outside the Russia Consular&#39;s house #Russia4Love #lgbt "

    Fred

    @kirua2002

    Dan Savage with #Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn outside the Russia Consular's house #Russia4Love #lgbt "

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    Valencia, Spain:

    #Russia4love Levanta tu voz por Rusia Ahora en Valencia acompa&#xF1A;ndo a @lambdavalencia @LesbianesLambda @JovesLambda

    Adrián Serrano

    @AdriSerCal

    #Russia4love Levanta tu voz por Rusia Ahora en Valencia acompa༚ndo a @lambdavalencia @LesbianesLambda @JovesLambda

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    Joves EU València

    @JovesEU_Vlc

    #Russia4Love en Valencia.

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    Madrid, Spain:

    Elena Perez-Grueso

    @lnaPG

    Live from Madrid #Russia4love

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    #Russia4Love desde Madrid, con amor, libertad e igualdad!! Los gobiernos no pueden pararlo!

    Raúl Jiménez

    @karmides

    #Russia4Love desde Madrid, con amor, libertad e igualdad!! Los gobiernos no pueden pararlo!

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    Alicante, Spain

    #Russia4Love Desde #Alicante acci&oacute;n mundial contra la #homofobia #Rusia #noalahomofobiarusa &gt;

    Esdras Catarí

    @EsdrasC

    #Russia4Love Desde #Alicante acción mundial contra la #homofobia #Rusia #noalahomofobiarusa >

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    #Russia4Love Acci&oacute;n Mundial contra #Homofobia #Rusia en #Alicante Espa&#xF1A; #LGTB &gt;

    Mas Voces Entiende

    @VocesEntiende

    #Russia4Love Acción Mundial contra #Homofobia #Rusia en #Alicante Espa༚ #LGTB >

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    Tromsø, Norway:

    Monterrey, Mexico:

    Evento Levanta Tu Voz por Rusia #Russia4Love #Monterrey #Mexico

    Miguel Von-Böuwrley

    @MBouwrley

    Evento Levanta Tu Voz por Rusia #Russia4Love #Monterrey #Mexico

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    Activists in Manchester, UK, sent messages of support to activists in Russia.

    Here&#39;s just some of the many messages of support Manchester has tonight sent to our friends in #Russia4Love

    The LGF

    @lgfoundation

    Here's just some of the many messages of support Manchester has tonight sent to our friends in #Russia4Love

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    Some demonstrations were small and impromptu, like this one in Venice:

    Or Málaga, Spain:

    @allout #Russia4Love in #M&aacute;laga #Spain this morning. Not too many, but yet loud enough.

    Fernando C. M.

    @cotomarin

    @allout #Russia4Love in #Málaga #Spain this morning. Not too many, but yet loud enough.

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    Also at #M&aacute;laga (Spain) beaches @allout #Russia4Love

    Fernando C. M.

    @cotomarin

    Also at #Málaga (Spain) beaches @allout #Russia4Love

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    And, finally, activists in Russia posted pictures just to say "thanks":