John M. Becker

Russian Sprinters: Same-Sex Kiss Was Not a Protest

Filed By John M. Becker | August 20, 2013 10:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: gay propaganda, gay propaganda law, Kseniya Ryzhova, Moscow, Russia

"The storm of emotions going through us was incredible. And if we, accidentally, while congratulating each other, touched lips, excuse me. We think the whole fuss is more of a sick fantasy not grounded in anything."

-- Russian sprinter Kseniya Ryzhova, adamantly denying that the headline-grabbing kiss she shared with another female runner on the medal stand at the world championships in Moscow was a protest against Russia's draconian anti-gay law.


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