Johnny Weir Outraged by Homophobic Russian Law and Would “Walk Proudly in Moscow”
Gay.ru: American figure skater Johnny Weir, three-time U.S. champion in men’s figure skating and a big fan of Russian culture, commented on his Twitter about the adoption of the Russian law banning “propaganda of non-traditional relationships.” Weir, who is openly gay and legally married, has long worried about the homophobic situation in the country he truly loves, and after the signing of the law by Vladimir Putin, the athlete could not resist commenting on his Twitter, which has more than 118,000 followers. “Russian President Vladimir Putin has effectively signed away all gay rights and make our people illegal. I will walk proudly in Moscow!” - Weir wrote on Twitter.
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