Anton Krasovsky had been a host and editor-in-chief on the state-controlled, propaganda-based channel Kontr TV, when several months ago he decided that enough was enough.
In an extremely courageous move, considering Russia's draconian Anti-Gay laws, Anton came out on the air.
Here's some of what Anton said in his very moving address:
"I’m gay, and I’m just the same person as you, my dear audience, as president Putin, as prime minister Medvedev and deputies of our Duma."
After that he apparently received huge applause from the audience and the show's staff.
When discussing some of the reasons he decided to come out, especially on pro-Kremlin TV show, Anton was very frank:
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