What Russia is doing is not ok. It is censorship, it is prejudice, it is hateful, and it is inexplicably wrong. Watch this video, and if the governor of St Petersburg does not veto the bill, do not go to St. Petersburg, ever.
Things like this are explicit violations of human rights and freedoms and must not be allowed.
"We hear it today too, that matters of civil rights and equality must wait. There are conflicts to settle, economies to salvage. What do any of these things matter if the people are not free and equal? All of them?"