Russia: Selena Gomez Visa Yanked over LGBT Rights Petition

By: Friday September 20, 2013 6:35 am

A Change.org petition asking Selena Gomez to speak up about LGBT rights during her Russian concerts received over 12,000 signatures in one day. And now the Russian government has revoked the platinum-selling singer’s visa. The twenty-one year old Gomez, who got her start on Barney & Friends and dated Justin Bieber before he turned into a chavy douche, was scheduled to play St. Petersburg’s Ice Palace on Sep. 23 and Moscow’s Olimpiysky stadium on Sep. 25.

 

Madonna vs St. Petersburg Over LGBT Rights

By: Monday March 26, 2012 8:15 am

Madonna declared on her Facebook page that she will speak up against a new stringent anti-LGBT law in St. Petersburg, Russian which calls for fining anyone who promotes the false perception that traditional and non-traditional relationships are socially equal. Fines can be as high as $15,000, and St Petersburg city assemblyman Vitaly Milanov says he [...]

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