Members of a gay rights group sit with duct tape covering their mouths at a protest in St. Petersburg on May 3, 2008. The LGBT rights awareness group called the protest “Shut Up in order to be Heard” and held it as part of the International Day of Silence against homophobia. AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRJAVTSEV (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRJAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)