The film actually lost its licence to be shown in the cinemas of Kazakhstan because of this 'gay issue'. After that it's hard NOT to think that people who tirelessly fight against all this 'West influence' with its LGBT-rights and such read too much into the stuff, because they... well, they sit in a closet themselves
The current situation of LGB (Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals) in Kazakhstan many will find convenient: the majority of people hold on tight to keeping it as it is. Fortunately, such a position is known to be a losing one – the world is changing, Kazakhstan will change too. Sooner or later.