The one good thing to come out of the Sochi Winter Olympics is that the spotlight has been more firmly focused on the terror being meted out on Russia’s LGBTQI population. This UK documentary is a good example (thanks to reporter Liz MacKean and her colleagues).

If you want to see the broader corrosive impact of institutionalised homophobia on a society, you need look no further than Russia. It’s disturbing that other world leaders have been so muted in their criticism of Putin.

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