The parade was scheduled to coincide with the EuroVision talent competition, hosted by Moscow. Organizers say they plan to hold another march later in the day.
Although Russia decriminalized homosexuality in 1993, the government has persisted in harassing gays and lesbians, claiming that homosexuality destroys the moral foundations of society. What a coincidence, that's what the right wing says here in the states.
Hmmm. Homosexuality = bad. Bigotry, intolerance and violence = good. I must have been sick the day they covered that in Sunday School.