Madonna talks gay rights at gig after Russian deputy PM slur
Madonna has spoken out for gay rights at a gig in Russia.
The star was playing in St Petersburg last night (August 9) when she made the comments, asking for the audience to show their "appreciation" for the gay community.
Her remarks came after Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin tweeted on Wednesday (August 8):
"With age, every former s. tries to lecture everyone on morality. Especially on overseas tours. Either take off the cross or put on pants."
Whilst it is against the law in Russia to promote homosexuality to young people, Madonna told fans on stage last night at her gig to "show your love and appreciation to the gay community".
She went on: "We want to fight for the right to be free".
Pink wristbands meanwhile were said to have been given out on the door to fans.
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