Russian Gay Community Holds 'Day Of Thanks' For International Support

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Russian Gay Community Holds 'Day Of Thanks' For International Support

  • 09/04/2013 09:33 PM EDT World

They weren't protests, oh no, that would have been illegal. They were "gratitude" meetings and they took place in cities across Russia on Tuesday. Calling it "From Russia, With Love," participants took pictures of themselves holding signs saying "Thank you" in lots of languages to express their appreciation and continue to raise awareness.