Mar 302012
St Petersburg

LGBT organization coming out today, which is set to appeal against a law on the promotion of homosexuality in the Court of St. Petersburg.

"Rosbalt" was told by representatives of LGBT organizations, activists are going to prove the lack of federal legislation. The complaint will be filed in the City Court of St. Petersburg on Monday, April 2, at 15:00.

Previously, LGBT activists claimed that the attempt to challenge the law in the Russian courts, and the failure to reach the European Court of human rights.

March 7, St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko has caused wide public concern all over the world "gomofobnyj" law. Now the St. Petersburg law is supplemented by articles užestočaûŝimi, responsible for public action to promote awareness of homosexuality among minors.

19 March for LGBT activists and organizers of the Moscow Gay Pride Parade have appealed to the authorities of the European Union, as well as to the national authorities of the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia, France and Germany to impose a ban on entry to their countries, the author of the Bill, members of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly of Vitaly Milonova and Governor of St. Petersburg George Poltavchenko, signed the law on gays.

The founder of the Moscow gay pride movement Nikolai Alekseev said last Sunday that gays will hold educational pickets institutions of St. Petersburg. Activists plan to "give the public and minors objective scientific information about the nature of homosexuality".

The controversial law takes effect today, 30 March. This is due to the expiration of 10 days from the moment of its official publication in the newspaper Sankt-peterburgskie vedomosti in March 20 issue.

Gay activists will submit a complaint to the Court of St. Petersburg — law and right in court, gay, LGBT-Washington Post