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American-Born Star Of Russian TV Puts Career On The Line By Coming Out

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The American-born star of a hit Russian series is risking his television career by coming out as gay. Odin Biron, 30, who stars in the sitcom "In...

Johnny Weir Isn't Done With Russia Just Yet

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir is set to host a new documentary about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) athletes that was partly shot i...

Does Gay Pride Matter?

Slava Mogutin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Slava Mogutin

When I first arrived in New York nearly 20 years ago, one of the most vivid impressions of my new home city was the first Gay Pride parade I saw. After being thrown out of my country for speaking out on gay issues, seeing such a massive and festive demonstration of freedom and unity was a total revelation for me.

A Gay Dad: Putin Is Guilty Of Child Abuse

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family Vladimir Putin is used to winning. He is undisputedly a winner from the recent LGBT confrontation-free Olympic Game...

Elton John Has Gay Plans For Russia

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia does not discriminate against gays and that millions of Russians love pop icon Elton John "despite hi...

Thousands In Stockholm To Join Forces To Support Russian LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Live and Let Love," a new film project, is gearing up to show the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Russia they are not alon...

Only Putin Can Tell How the Anti-gay Law Will Be Applied

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

Sure, foreigners must abide by Russia's laws when traveling there. But the government must first explain the law, to citizens and visitors. For this purpose, Zhukov's official rebukes from 2004 and 2006 are golden.

Don't Boycott: Ban Russia From Their Own Winter Olympics

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cyd Zeigler

While the Russians would love an American boycott of the Games, being banned from their own Games would help drive public sentiment. Instead of asking our athletes to carry messages that would fall on deaf ears, it would drive Russian Olympic hopefuls to speak out to their own government.

Weeklings!: Let's Honor Russia's Gays (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Louis Virtel

Let's not forget that our gay brothers and sisters still live in Russia, and this Weeklings! is for them. It's a rundown of Russia's great and arguably gay cultural history. Putin can't erase the cartoonish, deeply LGBT glamor of furs and Chekhovian leading ladies.

Johnny Weir Sounds Off On The Possibility Of Gay Athletes Boycotting Russian Olympics

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

U.S. figure skater Johnny Weir sounded off on pleas for a 2014 Sochi Olympics boycott in the wake of controversial anti-gay legislation in Russia. ...

Russia's Other Heroes: The Gay Voices of 1812

Kevin Childs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kevin Childs

In a week when three members of Pussy Riot, Russian President Vladimir Putin's prime party poopers, have been put on trial in Moscow accused of "hooliganism" in an Orthodox church (they sang a "punk" prayer!!!), Russian "queer" politics may have stumbled on its own 1812 moment.

Russian Gay Pride Parade Denied For Eurovision Song Contest

SA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Authorities in Moscow on Thursday renewed their opposition to a public demonstration by gays and lesbians during the upcoming final round of the Eurov...