Members of the LGBT community are warned not to hold hands or show other forms of proximity during the world Cup, which will be held in Russia in summer 2018. How not to put yourself in danger in Russia, tells in a special memo to LGBT fans, reports Deutsche Welle.
The list of tips can prepare the organization FARE, the activists who fight against discrimination in football.
“The memo will encourage the homosexuals to be careful in those places that seem unfriendly to the LGBT community… the Place of homosexuals in Russian society – not in sight, but “hidden”, “underground”, – said the head of FARE PR Cook.
FARE organization that works in partnership with FIFA, explains that to be a homosexual in Russia isn’t a crime, but there is a law prohibiting propaganda of homosexuality among minors.
The matches of the world Cup will be held from 14 June to 15 July 2018 in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Saransk, Samara, Sochi, Rostov-on-don, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod and Volgograd.
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