Gay rights activists in Russia

Gay rights activist holds rainbow flags and posters as they take part in a gay pride event in Saint Petersburg on September 6, 2013. The poster reads: "No To Homophobia in Russia!" U.S. President Barack Obama was set Friday to meet Russian gay rights activists after the G20 summit, in a strong symbol of .U.S support for the community amid a furor over an "anti-gay" Russian law. (Petr Kovalev/AFP/Getty Images)

Gay rights activist holds rainbow flags and posters as they take part in a gay pride event in Saint Petersburg on September 6, 2013. The poster reads: “No To Homophobia in Russia!” U.S. President Barack Obama was set Friday to meet Russian gay rights activists after the G20 summit, in a strong symbol of .U.S support for the community amid a furor over an “anti-gay” Russian law. (Petr Kovalev/AFP/Getty Images)