Police Detain Protesters After Scuffle Between LGBT Activists And Opponents

Though the Russian State Duma delayed consideration of a bill banning promotion of gay “propaganda,” LGBT activists proceeded with a kiss-in protest outside Parliament. They argue the bill will force them to be invisible and inhibit free speech. Opponents of LGBT equality showed up to counter-protest by throwing eggs at them,  and when scuffles ensued, the police intervened. Reportedly, protesters from both sides were detained. Watch a video of the conflict: