8 months Putin says liberal, pro-LGBT views ‘forced’ on people Manilatimes |World
OSAKA, Japan: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday blasted ideas of freedom of sexuality and gender identity, saying they are being forced on an unwilling majority, leading to political changes like the election of Donald Trump. Speaking at a press-conference following the G20 summit in Japan, Putin said Western liberalism is “devouring itself” and defended Russia’s ban on “gay propoganda,” after criticism from musician Elton John. “There are all kinds of things now — they came up with six or five genders: transformers, trans… I don’t even understand what it is.” He said parts of society are “rather aggressively coercing” ... more