The All Out petition urging leaders around the world to work towards eliminating anti-gay laws and discrimination in Russia has passed 300,000 signatures.
All Out was created with the objective of giving “people everywhere the ability to help win equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in every country in the world”.
A separate change.org petition urging Winter Olympics 2014 Sponsors to condemn Russian Anti-Gay Laws has received over 88,000 signatures.
Read the Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby’s recent opinion piece on the issue to find out more, or view these recent articles from the Star Observer:
- Government issues Russia travel warning
- Russian neo-Nazis target gay teens
- Anti-gay laws won’t apply at Winter Olympics: Russia
- Gay Bars Boycott Russian Vodka