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Madonna Gay Propaganda Case Dismissed

Russian court disagrees with claims pop star was corrupting youth...

A Russian court is reported to have dismissed a lawsuit brought against pop legend Madonna over alleged "homosexual propaganda".

The Trade Union of Russian Citizens filed the lawsuit earlier this year, claiming that Madge's advocacy of gay rights during a St Petersberg concert was detrimental to young people.

The Associated Press reports that plaintiff Darya Dedova testified yesterday: "Who will children grow up to be if they hear about the equal rights of the lesbian lobby and manly love with traditional sexual relations?"

Madonna was apparently being pursued for damages of £6.7m.

The judge at St Petersburg Moskovsky district court threatened to throw journalists out of the court room if they didn't stop laughing at the proceedings - and eventually dismissed the case.