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Russia Vodka Boycott

What Is Russia's Beef With Lady Gaga AND Madonna?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.02.2013 | Gay Voices

Oh, Russia, you're making friends left and right these days! Not only has the country made promotion of "gay propaganda" illegal, Russian officials...

Will Worldwide Boycotts Impact Russia's Stance On The Gay Community?

Posted 08.02.2013 | Gay Voices

The worldwide boycott against Stolichnaya vodka in response to the Russian government’s anti-gay crackdown was the subject of a spirited "Rubin Repo...

#DumpStoli Is Bullshit

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 10.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Ryan J. Davis

A boycott of Russian vodka (specifically Stoli) won't do anything to stop Russia's crackdown on LGBT people. It's this kind of fake activism, all tactics with no strategy, that hurt progressive causes in the long run. People feel like they've done something of value when they haven't.

Of Savage and Stoli: Should We Boycott?

Wayne Self | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

Russia and vodka are so closely linked that a major boycott carries heavy symbolic weight. Russia's economy benefits from the export of vodka worldwide, and a worldwide boycott by LGBT people and our allies might get the Russian government's attention.

Stoli Vodka Responds To Sweeping Worldwide Gay Boycott

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Over the past several weeks, the reality of what it means to be an LGBT individual living in Russia has come to the forefront of mainstream consciousn...