Recently, disturbing news reports have emerged of kidnappings that lead to torture and murder of gay and bisexual Chechen men in concentration camps in the Russian nation. There have been attempts at relief for these men within Chechnya from the Russian LGBT Network, albeit undergone in utmost secrecy. Expectedly, there has been a stunning lack of action or admission from Russian political figures. However, a new ally has emerged to aid Chechen men in danger attempting to flee the nation: Lithuania.
June 12 / The Pride