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Gay Reporter Thrown Off Kremlin Channel For Blasting Anti-Gay Law

Journalist Jamie Kirchick tells Russia Today: "I'm not really interested in talking about Bradley Manning. I'm interested in talking about the horrific environment of homophobia in Russia right now."

Posted on August 21, 2013, at 11:52 a.m. ET

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Before appearing on Russia Today on Wednesday, Kirchick tweeted:

Need a rainbow flag in #Stockholm, fast. Can anyone help?

Jamie Kirchick

@jkirchick

Need a rainbow flag in #Stockholm, fast. Can anyone help?

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Russia Today didn't take kindly to his outburst

True fact: @RT_com just called taxi company that took me to studio to drop me off on the side of the highway on way to Stockholm airport

Jamie Kirchick

@jkirchick

True fact: @RT_com just called taxi company that took me to studio to drop me off on the side of the highway on way to Stockholm airport

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