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A Queer Orthodoxy: Post-Soviet Russian Art Movement 'Club of Friends' Reunited in London

Kevin Childs | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts
Kevin Childs

And so was born a new "unofficial" underground movement, the New Artists or, as they would become known, the Club of Friends.

A Gay Dad: Putin Is Guilty Of Child Abuse

Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay 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...

Russian President Putin Links Gays To Pedophiles

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered new assurances to gay athletes and fans attending the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics next mon...

Madonna and Lady Gaga: Thou Shalt Not be Afraid

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 10.07.2013 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

The Kremlin cares a lot about its international image, but it has chosen the wrong tactic: pursuing relationships with Iran and North Korea, supporting the government of Bashar al-Assad, and giving temporary asylum to Edward Snowden

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

Louis Virtel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay 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.

Russia's Other Heroes: The Gay Voices of 1812

Kevin Childs | Posted 10.09.2012 | Gay 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.