John M. Becker

Russian TV Star: Burn Gays Alive In Ovens

Filed By John M. Becker | December 18, 2013 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: hate speech, incitement to violence, Ivan Okhlobystin, Russia, Russian anti-LGBT laws, Russian propaganda law

"I'd burn them all alive in ovens. It's Sodom and Gomorrah, as a religious person I can't be indifferent to it, it's a living threat to my children... I don't want my children to think that being a [faggot] is okay. It's queer fascism! If a person can't choose someone similar from the opposite sex for reproduction, it's a clear sign of a psychic anomaly, it means they need to be deprived of the vote."
-- Ivan Okhlobystin, Russian television star and defrocked Russian Orthodox priest, speaking Sunday about gay people to a group of fans who reportedly applauded wildly. Okhlobystin stars in the Russian knockoff version of the U.S. television show Scrubs..

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