Russia

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Added on: 12/18/2018
A Russian social media operation aimed at helping Republican nominee Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election included efforts to polarize voters around LGBT issues and, in…

Global News

Added on: 12/14/2018
12/12/2018
Russia’s “gay propaganda” law is directly harming and endangering LGBT+ children and young people, according to a new report. The report – which is called “No Support:…

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Added on: 12/12/2018
When Russia passed a law banning what it called “propaganda of non-traditional relationships,” it made positive discussion about LGBT relationships illegal. The official rationale for the law…

Global News

Added on: 12/12/2018
12/11/2018
The worldwide struggle for LGBT equality has dramatically changed in the past few years. From our movement’s inception, our great challenge has been to shed our invisibility…

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Added on: 12/01/2018
Kosta Karakashyan is a talented artist devoted to social justice and LGBT rights. The New York choreographer is fighting for the vulnerable in the hostile region of…

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Added on: 11/30/2018
11/28/2018
Russia and some former Soviet Union countries risk developing out-of-control HIV epidemics, experts said on Wednesday, after data showed a record number of new cases last year….

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Added on: 11/29/2018
Police in Russia reportedly confiscated 17 pictures painted by school kids for a UN “International Day of Tolerance,” one of which showed people of the same sex together. Police…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
A gay man is speaking out after suffering torture in a Chechnya concentration camp. Maxim Lapunov was one of the first victims of the ‘gay purge‘ in…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
The European Court of Human Rights issued a fresh rebuke to the Kremlin on Tuesday, ruling that Russia’s continued ban on LGBT rallies is discriminatory and represents…

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Added on: 11/27/2018
11/27/2018
It’s a warm afternoon in St. Petersburg, a crowd of shoppers fills the streets of Nevskiy Prospekt, the city’s main shopping street. None of the passersby seem…

Global News

Added on: 11/20/2018
A prominent Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) support group had to cancel an annual Inclusive Family conference in Moscow after homophobic threats and an attack with pepper…

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Added on: 11/14/2018
11/12/2018
Polish president Andrzej Duda has said he would consider issuing a Russian-style “gay propaganda” law that would ban LGBTQ media, literature, and gatherings like Pride. The authoritarian leader told…

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Added on: 08/20/2018
08/18/2018
Russian activists announced the first government-permitted Gay Pride march, but less than 24-hours later, local officials said they would not let the event go ahead, even in a town…

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Added on: 07/09/2018
Six activists made Moscow a little gayer using some creativity. The activists from Spain, The Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia joined together using soccer shirts, standing…

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Added on: 01/31/2018
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Added on: 01/31/2018
The Human Rights Watch lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights program has fought for over a decade to end human rights violations based on sexual orientation…

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Added on: 01/31/2018
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Added on: 01/20/2018
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