(Politico) Megadonors Paul Singer and Dan Loeb are planning to use the typically staid World Economic Forum at Davos later this week to make a statement about gay rights, flying in LGBT activists from around the globe, including a major critic of Russian President Vladmir Putin, POLITICO has learned.

Singer and Loeb, partnering with the Human Rights Campaign, have organized an event with two panels at Davos that are dedicated to the international LGBT rights agenda. A featured attendee at one of the panels will be Masha Gessen, a lesbian mother of four and a journalist and activist who has been deeply critical of Putin and of Russia’s new anti-gay law.

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