MTV Music Awards (on that occasion surrounded by 100 women dressed in school girl outfits slowly stripping down). But I suppose when you have a country in the world spotlight for archaic laws, it has to be hard. Especially when quite a few noteworthy Russians were gay. E.g. Composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and ballet performer Rudolf Nureyev. Hopefully sense will prevail sooner than later.
It turns out Russia should not be the only place under the spotlight for their anti-gay policies. Celebrity gossip Perez Hilton has written an article on 10 states in USA that currently have some sort of ban on promoting homosexuality.