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Transgender Italian politician arrested for
carrying rainbow gay pride flag in Sochi

New York Daily News, by Lee Moran

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/17/2014 5:55:20 PM

A transgender Italian politician has been detained in Sochi for carrying a rainbow gay pride flag which read: "Gay is OK." Vladimir Luxuria was arrested at the Winter Olympics site Sunday shortly after posting a snap of herself holding the ensign and a multi-colored umbrella on Twitter. "In your face Putin!" the former Communist Refoundation Party member - and first openly trans member of the European Parliament - wrote as a caption underneath the picture. Her stunt was in protest at Russian President Vladimir Putin´s law that makes "promoting homosexuality" a criminal offence. An Italian foreign ministry official told The

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When in Rome.... Guess what? You are not in Rome.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 4justice, 2/17/2014 6:26:14 PM     (No. 9736256)

I don´t understand why the homosexual folks started embracing the transgendered. They are not the same at all. This ding-dong thinks it will make a name for itself by getting arrested...fool.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/17/2014 8:44:02 PM     (No. 9736388)

Apparently, they did not see NighLine´s story on how Russians really feel about gays.

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