http://news.yahoo.com/elton-john-urges-ukraine-accept-gays-153104526.html

first of all, he gives no facts on "the workplace"  ... or maybe the author gives no facts ... 

second ... to be an activist  for gays in the workplace while trying to raise money for AIDS and aids awareness in a country with the worst epidemic in Europe is ... a bit confusing ... 

are there things people should know about the epidemic? what's causing the epidemic? unclean needles? gay sex? prostitution? if an average citizen reading this article ... he might say, yo, dude ... AIDS epidemic---the worst? as a gay you might want to tone it down a bit ... geez ...

but let's do a wee bit of research to find out what's going on ... shall we ...

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/11/30/ukraine-fights-worst-hiv-epidemic-in-europe-as-cases-increasingly-spread-to/

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/why-are-hiv-rates-so-high-russia-1465212

http://healthland.time.com/2012/07/20/hiv-continues-to-spread-among-gay-men-studies-show/


why risk it? why take chances? why rely on products/drugs that you think work then find out later caused birth defects and neurosis? the evidence of these things is so OUT THERE that it kind of seems like ... well, why take a chance to find yourself infected and infecting others? 

tackle the substance abuse problems in your areas and you make a lot of headway ...