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Tulsi Gabbard in the early s touted working for her father's anti-gay organization, which mobilized to pass a measure against same-sex marriage in Hawaii and promoted controversial conversion therapy. In a television interview slated for broadcast on July 18, Kadyrov reiterated his earlier contention that there are no gay people in Chechnya and denied that they had been arrested and tortured by his government. It is no longer only gay men in Chechnya who are being targeted but women also. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives.
On April 15, Novaya Gazeta journalist Elena Milashina announced that the she had left the country following threats against her life.