In Russia, there's very little support for same sex marriage. In fact, several Russian municipalities have passed "homosexual propaganda" laws banning any mention of same sex marriage in front of minors. Masha Gessen, director of Radio Liberty's Russian Service, has written about these laws from a very personal perspective as a gay parent in Russia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Gessen about how the laws have affected her family.
  • Russian police detain a gay rights activist during a protest in St.Petersburg May 1, 2012. Seventeen gay rights activists were detained in Russia's second city on Tuesday, local media reported. REUTERS/Stringer (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTR31G4Q

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  • Russian police detain a gay rights activist during a protest in St.Petersburg May 1, 2012. Seventeen gay rights activists were detained in Russia's second city on Tuesday, local media reported. REUTERS/Stringer (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTR31G4Q

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