US Telecoms Giant AT&T Condemns Russian Anti-gay Law
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February 4, 2014

Via AFP:

US telecoms giant AT&T came out Tuesday against Russia's anti-gay law, as activists ramped up a global campaign for Olympic sponsors to follow suit ahead of the Sochi winter games.

"We stand against Russia's anti-LGBT law," said AT&T, the biggest US cellphone and landline operator, in a blog on its corporate website, three days before the Sochi games open.

"Russia's law is harmful to LGBT individuals and families, and it's harmful to a diverse society," it added.

Its statement came a day before planned demonstrations around the world Wednesday by LGBT activists targeting big-...

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