Lesbian Marriage? Nyet!

A Moscow court has denied the request of lIrina Fedotova-Fet and Irina Shipitko to marry in Russia.

The two women appeared in court sporting the global symbols of lesbian solidarity – mullet haircuts and loosely tied neckties.

Despite these displays, the Tverskoi district court ruled against Fedotova-Fet and Shipitko, upholding the assertion by the city’s civil registry that marriage is restricted to opposite-sex couples in Russia.

The women and their lawyer plan to continue to fight the ruling, according to the Associated Press.

“The two women said they planned to fly to Canada later this month to marry and then return to Russia, in a bid to force authorities to recognize the marriage,” the Associated Press reported.

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One response to “Lesbian Marriage? Nyet!

  1. It’s time for a new Russian Revolution.
    But wait, I think their biggest problem just might be the fact that they share the same first name…

    P.S. if only Sarah Palin wasn’t a raging homophobic bigot, I’m sure she’d help them. After all, she can see them from her house…

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