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Russian Tourist Postcards Promote Gay Equality

10/02/2012 11:21 am 11:21:09 | Updated 08 October 2012

When a law was recently passed in Russia to prevent displays of public affection between LBTQI couples across eight major cities, one website decided to take action.

Colta.ru, a Russian arts and culture website, used social media networks to ask for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples to take part in a photography project to rebel against the new law.

petersburg A kissing couple take a stance in St Petersburg

With Love From St. Petersburg resulted in a series of tourist postcard-style shots of LGBTQI couples publicly showing their affection by kissing and cuddling in front of some of the city's most famous landmarks.

We've got some of the photos in a gallery below, what do you think - is this a good way to rebel against the law?

From St Petersburg With Love
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