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More Than 300 Belgians Staged A Gay "Kiss-In" Outside The Russian Consulate Today

To Russia with love, indeed.

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On the same day that President Obama directly addressed Russia's anti-gay law and the Sochi Olympics, hundreds of Belgians held a "kiss-in" to show their support for LGBT Russians.

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“Nobody is more offended than me by some of the anti-gay and lesbian legislation than you’ve been seeing in Russia,” told reporters during a White House press conference on Friday. He also said that a boycott of the Olympics would be "inappropriate."


The protests in Canada, Belgium, and other major cities around the world are a response to Russia's anti-gay propaganda law. In June of this year, a kiss-in in Moscow ended in violence and chaos.