Cher tweeted her support for the Russian LGBT community, after watching a Channel 4 documentary.
Being the gay icon that she is, it comes as no surprise that Cher is fiercely against Putin’s “gay propaganda” law and the discrimination faced by the LGBT community in Russia. The 68 year-old singer tweeted her support after watch Channel 4 documentary ‘Hunted’, which shows how gay men are being ‘hunted’ by anti-gay vigilante gangs.
Sending Love 2 Our Gay Brothers & Sisters, Being Held Hostage in Russia.Their ONLY Crime is Being True 2Themselves! They R Brave Warriors
— Cher (@cher) October 21, 2014
Hunted first aired in the UK back in February 2014, and has only recently been aired on HBO in the US.
This year, Cher refused to perform at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia. Speaking of her refusal she said, “I immediately said no. I want to know why all of this gay hate just exploded over there. He said the Russian people don’t feel the way the government does.”
Hunted is available to watch on 4oD.
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