2014 Sochi Homophobic Olympics

  • Aired:  01/21/14
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India, Nigeria and Uganda pass anti-gay legislation in preparation for the 2014 Sochi Homophobic Olympics. (3:56)

WELCOME TO "THE DAILY SHOW."

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

MAN, GUEST TONIGHT AUTHORTHERESA PAYTON.

SHE'S HERE TO TALK ABOUT BIGDATA AND HOW YOUR EVERY WAKING

MOVE AND THOUGHT ARE IN NO WAYBEING TRACKED BY OUR FACELESS

CORPORATE OVERLORDS.

HEY, WELCOME TO FROZEN THEDISNEY FEATURE STARRING THE

SNOWMAN.

NOT A GOOD TIME IN NEW YORK CITYRIGHT NOW.

BUT FIRST A PROPOS THE SOCHIWINTER OLYMPICS, ONLY WEEKSI

AWAY. THE GAME'S HOST NATION HASOPENED ITS

OARMS TO THE WORLD, 90% OF THEWORLD.

>> IN RUSSIA THE HOST OF THE2014 WINTER

OLYMPICS THE TARGETING ANDABUSE AGAINST HOMOSEXUALS IS

AMONG THE WORST IN THE WORLD.

>>>> Jon: THERE'S A 2014 OLYMPIC

TOURISM MOTTO RUSSIA WHERE THEPOLICE DON'T ALWAYS HELP THE

PEOPLE BEATING YOU.

[LAUGHTER]CLEARLY RUSSIA ISN'T JUST

GEARING UP FOR THE GAMES BUTALSO

MAKING A STRONG BID TO WIN GOLDAT A CONCURRENT GLOBAL

COMPETITION!

♪ >> I KNEW THERE WAS SOMETHING

SUSPICIOUS.

THE GREAT THING ABOUT THEHOMOPHOBIC OLYMPICS IS THAT

JUST LIKE THE OLYMPICSEVERY NATION CAN TAKE PART.

LIKE JAMAICA WITH A BOBSHREDTEAM OR SAUDI ARABIA COMPETED IN

WOMEN'S BEACH VOLLEYBALL.

VERY WARM.

[LAUGHTER]LET'S GO AROUND THE GLOBE AND

MEET THIS YEAR'S HOMOPHOBICHOPEFULS, STARTING IN ASIA.

INDIA HAS AGAINCRIMINALIZED HOMOSEXUALITY.

OFFENDERS CAN BE SENT TO JAILFOR TEN YEARS.

>> Jon: YES BECAUSETRADITIONAL INDIAN CULTURE HAS

ALWAYS HELD THAT SEX IS MEANT TOBE BETWEEN A MAN AND A WOMAN

WHOSE APPARENTLY BEING SUSPENDEDBY TWO OTHER WOMEN WEARING

NIPPLE CHAINS OVER THE PENIS OFTHE MAN WHO IS UPSIDE DOWN AT

THE TIME --[LAUGHTER]

-- WHILE THOUGHTFULLY MASSAGINGTHE ASSISTANT WOMAN'S GENITALIA.

[ LAUGHTER ]NOT THAT WEIRD GAY (bleep).

[ LAUGHTER ]TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR

COMMITTING GAY ACTS CLEARLY WINSINDIA A PLACE IN THIS YEAR'S

HOMOPHOBIC COMPETITION.

THE REAL ACTION IS IN THEAFRICAN QUALIFYING GROUPS WHERE

TWO COUNTRIES ARE BATTLING ITOUT FOR THE LAST SPOT.

OGAY PEOPLE IN HIGH NIGERIA CANBE

JAILED FOR GATHERING WITH EACHOTHER.

PARTY OR MEETING ASSOCIATESOR WHATEVER.

>> Jon: STRONG OPENING MOVE.

GOOD NEWS FOR NIGERIA'SHOMOPHOBE TEAM.

BAD NEWS FOR LAGOS PRODUCTION OFKINKY BOOTS.

I DON'T REALLY KNOW IF THAT ISHAPPENING.

IN NIGERIA GAY PEOPLE CAN'T EVENMEET UP.

HOW DO YOU TOP THAT?

>> UGANDA RECENTLY PASSED A BILLTHAT MAKES HOMOSEXUALITY A CRIME

PUNISHABLE BY LIFE IN PRISON.

>> Jon: AND UGANDA TAKES THELEAD BY MOVING BACKWARDS.

NIGERIA ARE GOING TO TOLERATETHAT?

>> ANYONE WHO HELPS A GAY PERSONOR PATRONIZES OR OPERATES A GAY

ORGANIZATION CAN BE PROSECUTED.

>> Jon: WHAT THE (bleep)!

[LAUGHTER]NOT JUST GAY PEOPLE ANYBODY WHO

HELPS -- THEY ARE NOT JUST GOINGAFTER WILL, NOW THEY ARE GOING

AFTER GRACE.

[ LAUGHTER ]NIGERIA --

[ APPLAUSE ]-- YES, I BELIEVE THEY ARE

APPLAUDING.

I REMEMBER THAT SHOW

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