Is Liberalism Obsolete? The Impact of the Russian Gay Propaganda Law — COLUMBIA POLITICAL REVIEW
The 1993 decriminalization of homosexual acts by former Russian president, Boris Yeltsin, gave the LGBTQ community hope— but the liberal reform was short-lived. On June 29, 2013, Moscow’s parliament enacted the Federal Law No.135-FZ , referred to as the “Russian Gay Propaganda Law,” prohibiting t