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Abduction and Torture of Gay Men in Chechnya

Several human rights organisations have now confirmed the news given out at the beginning of April by the Russian newspaper Nowaja Gaseta that gay men are abducted and tortured and maybe even killed in Chechnya. Several news stations speak of

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Meet Elena Musolina who’s taking on Russias Gay Propaganda Law

Elena Musolina like so many women of her generation grew up with the idea that homosexuality was an illness only alcoholics and drug addicts suffered from. Then her son Dmitry came out to her one day. Now she is in

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Teacher fired from St Petersburg School after being outed

A music teacher was fired from a St. Petersburg school after she was outed as a lesbian by anti-gay activist Timur Bulatov. Bulatov told the school administration that pictures of the teacher with other women could be found on Russian

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Russia bans Trans People from driving

Russia passed a law which could ban trans people from driving a car. The law is a reaction to the many car accidents happening in Russia. Using the list of “mental and behavioural disorders” issued by the World Health Organisation,

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Russian manipulated video unmasked

To most of us it is probably known that Russian TV manipulates videos in order to use them as propaganda for their hate campaign against LGBTs in Russia. Now a video from the show Special Correspondent turned up which talks

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Russia’s government targets LGBT Youth page

Children 404 is a page which connects LGBT youth and offers a platform for young LGBTs to share the problems they are facing since Russia’s anti-propaganda law was passed by the Kremlin last year. Now the site is in danger

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These Two Brides Were Allowed To Officially Marry In Russia

http://www.buzzfeed.com/davidmack/two-brides-tie-the-knot-in-russia-prompting-outrage A small success for the LGBT community in Russia and very beautiful pictures. It should not be forgotten though that one of them will probably never have her true gender officially recognised. Not as long as so many people

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Priests Pose Naked For Calendar Aimed At Battling Homophobia

http://www.newnownext.com/priests-pose-naked-for-calendar-aimed-at-battling-homophobia/11/2014/ Absolutely beautiful and with a very important message.

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Russian Memorial to Apple Founder Dismantled After CEO Says He’s Gay

This would be really funny if it wasn’t so sad. A monument in commemoration of Steve Jobs was taken down in St. Petersburg after Tim Cook who succeeded Jobs as Apple CEO came out as gay. ZEFS who built the

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The Putin Rap – His Emineminence (feat. V. Piddy)

Some black humour.

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