BEIJING, CHINA

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Three Chinese couples were cheered by a small group of activists as they kissed outside of the Russian embassy in Beijing on Valentine's Day, 2014, at the start of the Sochi Olympics, to protest Putin's anti-gay policies and support their fellow LGBT Russians. “Love is better than hate,” said Xu Bin, director of Common Language, a Chinese LGBT rights organization. (Photo: Shen Qiang)