Violence against gays in Russia as told through pictures.

There will be a link below.  Don’t click it if…

1.  You are at work or at a shared computer.

2.  You have a weak stomach.

There are ugly truths in the world such as the permanence of inescapable death.  Some people run from those truths, preferring the bliss of ignorance rather than the courage it takes to acknowledge reality and try to change it for the better.  We are not those people.  This is what is really happening in parts of the world and we do the victims a disservice to ignore it.

And yet, the brave keep fighting.

“Cowards die many times before their deaths.  The valiant never taste of death but once.” ~ William Shakespeare

About JT Eberhard

When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.

  • Zinc Avenger

    I look upon the consequences of unchecked bigotry and part of me quails, but the larger part says “yes, this is why I stand up”.

  • baal

    I’m somewhat worried about the gay Olympians in the 2014 winter Olympics. The Russians have detained gay tourists (and passed a law to make it illegal to be a ‘gay activist’) and this example of violence is stunning. They have jumped the shark and returned to the bad old days with a vengeance.

  • Himmler’s Ghost

    Good on Russia for standing up against mentally ill perverts trying to indoctrinate children.

    • Zinc Avenger

      Here we have a larval troll. See how he tries to engage with his audience, but he lacks the sophistication and plausibility to really get an emotional reaction.

      With time he may find something even more stimulating than eating his own shit in public to reassure himself of his own awesomeness through the shocked reaction of others, warm in the knowledge that if other people are offended, he is important.

      • islandbrewer

        I thought the Nazi imagery was little too over the top for an effective troll.

        • Whirlwitch

          I think that falls off during pupation.

    • Whirlwitch

      That’s not what Russia is doing, though.

    • CottonBlimp

      But Russia is standing WITH the Christians.