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Masha Gessen

Is This What Russia Means By 'Gay Propaganda'?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.28.2014 | Gay Voices

After officially launching on Feb. 13, a Russian language book titled Gay Propaganda: Russian Love Stories has gained global attention in the face of ...

Pussy Riot's Writing Assignments From Prison

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 02.26.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Ever since Pussy Riot's anti-Putin performance in a Russian cathedral, the activist band has drawn worldwide attention. But with an absence of protest...

These Gay Russian Love Stories Will Not Be Televised

Joseph Huff-Hannon | Posted 12.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Joseph Huff-Hannon

I and a colleague, Russian journalist Masha Gessen, are chasing down love stories from LGBT Russians living in Russia, and from Russian émigrés around the world. We're collecting them in a book, Gay Propaganda, which will be published on the eve of the Winter Olympics.

Russian Gay Activist's Plea: 'Get Us the Hell Out of Here'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Masha Gessen believes that it's time for Russian LGBT people to flee the country to escape what she says has now become "all-out war" against LGBT people in Russia. And she's calling on the United States to allow political asylum for LGBT Russians.

Russian Journalist: Anti-Gay Legislation Is 'Creeping Fascism'

Huffington Post | Posted 08.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Masha Gessen is not standing by as the Russian government cracks down on the country's gay and lesbian community. As an openly gay Russian investigati...

David Moye

BEARD TRADEMARK BATTLE: How Far Will This Man Go To Protect His Goatee?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 04.25.2012 | Weird News

HuffPost reporter David Lohr writes about crime every day, but he was shocked to learn that he might be guilty of a trademark violation -- for sportin...