After Russian pranksters pulled a fast one on Sir Elton John, pretending to be Russian President Vladimir Putin in a hoax phone call, the singer said he is currently working out a date to meet the Soviet leader in order to discuss gay rights, the BBC reports.
As the Winter Olympics gets underway this week in Sochi, mayors from three of Florida’s most important cities have joined together to call on Russian President Vladimir Putin to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and visitors.
In an interview with "60 Minutes" Sunday night, Russian President Vladimir Putin talked about gay rights, saying the country's LGBT people "live in peace," and that the reporting on the "homosexual propaganda" law he approved in 2013 has been "deliberately exaggerated from the outside for political reasons."
Russian President Vladimir Putin poured fuel on the anti-gay controversy Friday (January 17), saying gays visiting Russia for the Olympics can feel at ease as long as they “leave children in peace, please.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t talk with Sir Elton John about gay rights since Kremlin officials say they did not receive an official invitation from the pop star, Gay News reports.