A self-styled Russian campaigner for morality in colleges has boasted in regards to the dismissal of a instructor he describes as a “lesbian” and “satanist”.
“One other faculty purge of an LGBT instructor,” Timur Bulatov wrote on Russia’s model of Fb, known as vKontakte. He professes to be preventing decadence as a result of he’s a pious Muslim.
He despatched a file on music instructor Maria Shestopalova to her faculty bosses in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia.
She says they then pressured her to give up.
In a submit on the Russian social media website pikabu.ru, Ms Shestopalova, 21, mentioned she had been summoned by the heads of Krasnoyarsk Additional Schooling Centre No four.
She mentioned they spent six hours questioning her and making use of stress by citing the repute of the varsity, of the opposite lecturers and of her mother and father.
After that, she mentioned, she handed in her resignation.
Faculty director Olga Etsel, interviewed by the Russian news website Meduza, denied Ms Shestopalova’s allegation about psychological stress. And he or she mentioned the assembly had lasted 90 minutes, not six hours.
A Russian legislation handed in 2013 controversially banned the spreading of “homosexual propaganda” amongst minors.
Experiences say the Russian inside ministry is investigating Ms Shestopalova’s behaviour.
Mr Bulatov condemned her for sporting lip and ear piercings and for “supporting LGBT sexual deviants and selling homosexuality”.
He wages his “morality” marketing campaign from St Petersburg. On vKontakte he claims to move a motion known as “First Ethical Russian Entrance”. He calls himself “Timur Bulatov (Isaev), social activist”.
Ms Shestopalova accuses Mr Bulatov of hounding her from her job. She says he poured abuse on her in a phone dialog, and he or she is now taking authorized motion towards him.
Russia’s ban on “homosexual propaganda” angered human rights activists and the worldwide homosexual neighborhood. The legislation means that homosexuality – described as “non-traditional sexual relations” – is alien to life in Russia.
Many homophobic assaults have been documented in Russia.
Mr Bulatov informed the Russian news website Tayga.info that he had “rescued” Russian youngsters from 65 “immoral” lecturers.
On his website he posted the 31-page file on Ms Shestopalova, with a protracted message denouncing her.
“This instructor clearly doesn’t meet the requirements of her career and might hurt her pupils. We demand that Maria Shestopalova be sacked for amoral behaviour,” he wrote.