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Rebecca Parks

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Associate director of Global Engagement for Human Rights Campaign, where she tracks the influence of American conservatives on anti-gay laws

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The Sochi Olympics have focused attention on Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay laws, but homophobia runs deep in Russia and elsewhere around the world.

Homophobia and Gay Rights in Putin's Russia

The Sochi Olympics have focused attention on Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay laws, but homophobia runs deep in Russia and elsewhere around the world.

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