culture / russia

Russian Cultural Minister: Tchaikovsky was not gay!

Despite well-documented evidence that the famous Russian composer Peter Tchaikovsky was likely homosexual, Russia’s Minister of Culture is questioning the icon’s sexual orientation.

The denial was apparently provoked by reports that a new film about Tchaikovsky’s life will make no reference whatsoever to his sexuality, most likely because the film would then be at risk of being branded “gay propaganda” and thus in violation of a new Russian law forbidding the “promotion” of homosexual issues.

Read the full story at Pink News.

(Source: PInk News, 18 Sep 2013)


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