Lucky Ukraine had its first-ever successful gay pride parade back in early June. More than a thousand “LGBT marchers” were joined by Western diplomats and politicians – including Britain’s lesbian Ambassador to Ukraine – protected by a regiment of 5,500 Ukrainian police officers. Every gay demonstrator, local and foreign, was protected by five policemen.
Reuters assures us that Ukrainian counter-protesters were quickly bundled away.
“EuroMaidan was not only against [former President Viktor] Yanukovich, it was against corruption and for human rights as well,” said Ukrainian lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko. Good to know! This, by the way, is Leshchenko: