Russian Anti-Gay Activists Serve Madonna With Summons

The Russians really know how to hold a grudge. Back in August, a group of anti-gay activists tried to slap Madonna with a $10 million lawsuit for violating St. Petersburg’s ban on “homosexual propaganda,” but seeing that their arms were too short to bitchslap with Madge, they recently sent a summons to the popstar’s house.

According to RT, the nine plaintiffs acquired the address of Madonna’s New York home, summoning her to appear in court to defend her actions at a concert in St. Petersburg, where she told fans to “show your love and appreciation to the gay community,” distributed pink wristbands and scrawled the words “no fear” on her oddly muscular back.

Madonna is,  of course, currently trekking the globe on her MDNA tour, but the activists are nevertheless determined to track her down – they also sent a summons to the Material Matron’s Hard Candy gym in Moscow (like she’s ever set foot in that dump). Staffers, for their part, claim that they’ve received nothing to that effect.

You gotta hand it to those alleged activists for pursuing a lawsuit that they’ll never win since Madonna openly refuses to acknowledge its existence.


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  • LubbockGayMale

    How stupid can folks get? But it serves their purpose of generating publicity!

  • MK Ultra

    She should tell them ” ????? ?? ???, ???????”

  • MK Ultra

    Oops, i guess cyrillic doesnt work on here.
    Idite na huj, svolochi!
    In english “fäck you, bastards”w

  • balehead

    Madonna would win! She was there before Lady Gaga you know….

  • K!r!lleXXI

    I’m a gay man who lives in Russia, so I know about this whole ordeal.

    Madonna lawsuit is just a loud publicity stunt for those who want to distract Russians from real political, social and financial problems Russia is facing these days. (Who doesn’t, huh?) About a year ago gay-bashing suddenly became a trending thing after some Christians lobbied for passing laws against the so-called “propaganda of homosexuality”, whatever the hell that means, no one can really answer.

    What I’m trying to say is, it was never an issue much, the whole thing was mostly underground, and suddenly someone decided this is the perfect time to start exploiting the uneducated hatred of the Russian people against “the gays”.

    All I can think of now is how Gandhi was right saying, First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. That is really what’s going on these days in Russia in terms of gay rights. We’re past the disregard and laughter parts, now they are fighting us, beating us, pursuing us, trying to jail us, scare us, what have you. So, the next step is when we win. And it’s all happening so fast — that part is something I didn’t foresee, and am glad I was mistaken thinking a couple of years ago this process would take decades.

    Keeping faith in REASON,
    from Russia with love :)

  • JOHN 1957

    @K!r!lleXXI: Dear Kirill,

    Don’t lose that faith but unite and organize by using the law to your advantage, if that’s possible. Perhaps, you might consider getting in contact with Madonna (her people) and asking what she could do to help or even refer the gay community to a human rights group. She did go public here on behalf of the band that was arrested for speaking their mind. We had our stonewall back in the day, perhaps it’s time Russia has theirs, we’re still fighting but things have improved over time and this holds true. Perhaps they didn’t want publicity, but they sure have it now.

    It seems in life we have to fight for our rights, then we have to fight to keep them.

    Wishing you the best,
    from New York City with love ;-)

  • Niall

    Everyone know there was a huge increase in the number of people turning gay after the Madonna concert, so SUE HER!!!!!!

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