A recent social experiment to gauge the Russian public's tolearance towards same-sex couples ended with some shocking results.
Two young men hold hands while walking along the streets of Moscow to see how people would react to the ‘gay couple.’ And the reactions were intense. Recorded by a hidden camera in the backpack of a colleague walking in front of them, the video reveals the hatred homosexuals face on the streets in Russia on a daily basis.
The three-and-half minute clip, produced by ChebuRussia TV, was a social experiment in response to the latest news coming from the U.S., where same-sex marriage was legalized by the Supreme Court last month
They get stares from people as they pass them and hear abusive words. One man shoves his way into them saying, “what’s your f***king problem?” And then adds: “come over here you gay.”
The two men just continue walking away but they’re already scared. “I’m a bit frightened by his reaction, he hit hard,” said one of the young men.
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