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Lawmakers want to ban talk about homosexuality

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Oct. 4, 2012, 10:50 p.m. | Ukraine — by Svitlana Tuchynska

Activists stage an anti-gay protest in Kyiv on May 20 against the first gay pride parade in Ukraine. The gay pride parade but was cancelled after one of the leaders of gay community was attacked.
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Svitlana Tuchynska

When British pop star Elton John came to Kyiv last summer, he pleaded with the nation not to turn against the homosexual community and vote for a law that would’ve banned the “promotion of homosexuality.”

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