11 Devious Ways Gays Can Protest Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

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As Vladimir Putin continues his campaign to eradicate the scourge of homosexuality from Mother Russia—and, apparently arresting gay tourists—the global community is expressing its outrage. Harvey Fierstein took a break from polishing his Kinky Boots Tony to publish a gloriously scathing op-ed in the Times and a fab-looking Tilda Swinton waved a rainbow flag in front of the Kremlin (above). Others are calling for a boycott against both Russian vodka and the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. You know shit is getting real when gays are willing to part with their Stoli.

Those initiatives are a great start, but not enought: NewNowNext has come up with some unique ways to stick it to the former Evil Empire:

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11. Pay for an ice rink in front of the Kremlin and then hire Johnny Weir to do triple lutzes on it all day


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10. Delete Doctor Zhivago  and Fiddler on the Roof from your Netflix queue


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9. Rename Russian dressing “Freedom” dressing


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8. Stop referencing Yakov Smirnoff jokes

 


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7. Delete Tetris app.


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6. Don’t go see The Nutcracker over Christmas


5. Make this guy an international pop sensation

 


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4. Don’t watch tennis matches with Maria Sharapova

 


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3. Boycott Chekov plays—and fast-forward through Chekov’s scenes in Star Trek

 


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2. Stop fapping to Wladimir Klitschko

 


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1. Stop drinking bread soda