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Jon Stewart Slams Worldwide Homophobia With “The 2014 Homophobic Olympics”

We’ve been wondering exactly how Russia would respond to LGBT visitors, athletes, or activists visiting the country during the Winter Olympics beginning next month, but we didn’t even have to wait that long! Despite assuring visitors (again and again) that LGBT people would not be targeted in Russia, Putin’s anti-gay laws are clearly being enforced, as evident by the first of likely many videos to come of activists being silenced has surfaced.

To keep up with the ongoing intolerance in Russia and how it measures up to the striking number of nations currently adopting anti-gay legislation, Jon Stewart is keeping tabs on the world in a new segment called “The 2014 Homophobic Olympics”. Per usual, his commentary is sheer genius, but it’s also a great rundown for anyone that’s not up to snuff with gay politics around the world. Share it with friends!

By:           Matthew Tharrett
On:           Jan 22, 2014
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  • 9 Comments
    • LadyL
      LadyL

      Painfully funny. Jon Stewart is genius.

      Jan 22, 2014 at 10:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stefano
      Stefano

      I can’t see the video because i’m from Canada. :-(

      Jan 22, 2014 at 11:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Thomathy
      Thomathy

      @Stefano: You can watch it here

      Jan 22, 2014 at 11:51 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • karl61058
      karl61058

      Superb sarcasm at its finest!

      Jan 22, 2014 at 3:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • QuintoLover
      QuintoLover

      Nigeria, are you gonna Intolerate that?

      LOL. And his “WHAT THE F’*K” reaction was just brilliant. Love Jon Stewart. He needs to be president, now.

      Jan 22, 2014 at 3:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • bobst
      bobst

      @LadyL: Yeah, painfully funny describes it well. :(

      Jan 22, 2014 at 4:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwtraveler
      jwtraveler

      @Stefano: You don’t need to see it because you’re from Canada. You people are sane, except the mayor of Toronto.

      Jan 23, 2014 at 12:16 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwtraveler
      jwtraveler

      Why don’t my comments post anymore?

      Jan 23, 2014 at 12:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • pauleky
      pauleky

      @bobst: And here come the humorless ones…

      Jan 23, 2014 at 9:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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