Belarussian Officials Successfully Shut Down Threat to Heterosexual Pride

Depending on who you ask, this weekend’s Belarussian pride march — taking place in defiance of officials refusing organizers a permit — went poorly either because “police tore away the flags” and signs that the gays has spent so much time decorating, or because from the sidelines it looked like the police were reacting to a terrorist threat and not 20 or so homos.