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This Russian Politician Does NOT Want Drag Queen Performing At Eurovision

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst, best known for performing in full make-up and tight dresses while rocking a beard, has received mixed reactions to...

Major U.S. Corporation Becomes First To Publically Condemns Russia's Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices

In a major announcement today, AT&T went public as the first major U.S. corporation to condemn Russia's infamous anti-gay "propaganda" law. With th...

Running From New York To Russia To Support LGBT People

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Front Runners New York, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) running club, is setting out to accomplish an incredible feat: cumulatively ru...

Russian Children To Receive 10,000 Pro-Gay Coloring Books

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) clothing and accessory company FCKH8 is launching a new campaign that will send 10,000 Russian children ...

Why One European Nation Is Repealing Its 'Gay Propaganda' Ban

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices

The Republic of Moldova, a country in Eastern Europe landlocked between Ukraine and Romania, overturned its "gay propaganda" ban on Friday in an effor...

Homophobia in Russia: A Bigger Fight

Julie Dorf | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Julie Dorf

Taking an LGBT-only view misses the fact that Putin's government is increasingly restricting basic freedoms for all of Russian civil society. This anti-LGBT hate campaign is occurring in an increasingly authoritarian regime where basic rights must be preserved for all.

WATCH: Shocking Propaganda Film Claims Gay Parents Adopt Children To Rape Them

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.20.2013 | Gay Voices

A disturbing new Russian anti-gay propaganda film which suggests that many children raised by same-sex couples "were needed by their adoptive parents ...

Is Anti-Gay Law To Blame For Selena Gomez Canceling Russian Performances?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Pop star Selena Gomez was forced to cancel two concerts in Russia today after government officials denied her visa, reportedly related to stricter tra...

Elton John To Perform In Russia: 'As A Gay Man, I Can't Leave Those People On Their Own'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices

With the upcoming release of his new album "The Diving Board" on Sept. 24 and having played his first festival in 43 years, Elton John has opened up i...

Gay Journalist Threatens To Out Closeted Russian Politicians Voting For New Anti-Gay Bill

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices

Elena Kostyuchenko, a prominent Russian LGBT activist and journalist, is threatening to forcibly out any closeted politician that votes in favor of a ...

Pro-Gay Protestors Rally At G20 Summit In Russia

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | Gay Voices

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- About two dozen activists have rallied in St. Petersburg to protest a new Russian law banning gay "propaganda" and attract a...

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.