12 Homophobic Quotes Calling Gay Americans Agents Of Stalin

Some claim that Putin’s attack on LGBT rights is part of a systematic plan to stem Western liberalism in Russia — labeling gays as agents of the West. But oh the irony: American politicians and media used the same homophobic rhetoric during the McCarthy era, as revealed by artist Yevgeniy Fiks.

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