To President Putin, Russian politicians and all world leaders:

We stand with citizens across Russia who are calling on their government to stop the crackdown against lesbian, gay, bi and trans people that is fueling anti-gay violence.

We urge leaders around the world and within Russia to work to eliminate all anti-gay laws and protect all citizens from violence and discrimination in Russia.

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September 3rd - In 34 cities and in 21 countries, All Out members gathered in the streets to speak out for Russia and ask world leaders to discuss the anti-gay crackdown with President Putin face-to-face. That very day, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he will do so!

August 23rd – We started planning the Global Speak Out for Russia in cities around the world, just before the G20 summit.

August 7th – More than 50 All Out members presented the 322,000 signature petition against the anti-gay crackdown in Russia to the International Olympic Committee's headquarters in Switzerland.

Posted June 7th 2013, Updated on July 29, Aug 7, Aug 23, Sep 3, Nov 5.

This is a campaign of the All Out Action Fund, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization.