Homophobic Russia tweet

From Russia with Hate1 min read

The Russian Embassy in the UK tweeted a Homophobic Cartoon of Gay Pigs in a European Concentration Camp.

The overtly homophobic country’s tweet was accompanied by the caption, “If Russia is in decline, why worry? Maybe, real worry is West’s decline and that we manage things better?”

In 2013, 16% of Russians surveyed said that gay people should be isolated from society, 22% said they should be forced to undergo treatment, and 5% said homosexuals should be “liquidated.”

Russians are among the most Homophobic people in the entire world  and the level of intolerance has been rising.

According to Wikipedia: A 2013 survey found that 74% of Russians said homosexuality should not be accepted by society (up from 60% in 2002), compared to 16% who said that homosexuality should be accepted by society.In a 2007 survey, 68% of Russians said homosexuality is always wrong (54%) or almost always wrong (14%). In a 2005 poll, 44% of Russians were in favor of making homosexual acts between consenting adults a criminal act;[11] at the same time, 43% of Russians supported a legal ban on discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. In 2013, 16% of Russians surveyed said that gay people should be isolated from society, 22% said they should be forced to undergo treatment, and 5% said homosexuals should be “liquidated.”


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