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Dan Savage: Fight homophobia in Russia by dumping Russian Vodka

While some advocates have been working to organize a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi in response to Russia's draconian laws violating the basic human rights of LGBT people and their allies, Dan Savage has a suggestion that non-Olympians can get involved with: stop buying Russian vodka.

If successful, a large-scale boycott of Russian vodkas could send a pretty clear message about how hateful laws can hurt Russia's economy, so mixing your White Russians and Moscow Mules with something other than Stoli may just help fight anti-gay laws in Russia (while still getting you drunk).

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