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Here's What Happens When Two Men Hold Hands While Walking The Streets of Russia

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.14.2015 | Gay Voices

Quality of life may be getting better for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in America, but that doesn't mean...

Gay Activists Detained By Police At Russian Flash Mob

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2015 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW, May 17 (Reuters) - Russian police detained 17 protesters on Sunday as they gathered in central Moscow to release colorful balloons into the ...

'In Russia, There Is No Such Thing As A Gay Hate Crime'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Director Ben Steele dropped by HuffPost Live this week to discuss his new HBO documentary, "Hunted: The War On Gays In Russia." "Anti-gay attitude...

Michelangelo Signorile

Vladimir Vs. Vladimir: Italian Transgender Activist And Ex-MP Recalls Russian Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices

“The second time, I was very afraid,” said former Italian member of parliament Vladimir Luxuria, about her detention in Sochi, Russia after she de...

Russia Pop Diva Says Country's Anti-Gay Laws Aren't 'Really About Gay People'

Posted 02.16.2014 | Gay Voices

International superstars Madonna, Cher and Lady Gaga haven't minced words when it comes to Russia's controversial "gay propaganda" laws. Now, Russian ...

Fuss Over Anti-Gay Russian Law Is Exaggerated, Lesbian Olympian Claims

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2014 | Gay Voices

By David Ljunggren ROSA KHUTOR, Russia, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Lesbian Austrian ski jumper and gay rights advocate Daniela Iraschko-Stolz sa...

Why Aren't Asian Leaders Bothered By Russia's Gay Rights Stance?

AP | Posted 02.07.2014 | Gay Voices

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Chinese counterpart appear not to be bothered by the international ruckus over Russia's law ...

Gay Activists Nabbed In St. Petersburg Ahead Of Sochi Olympics

AP | Posted 04.09.2014 | Gay Voices

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian police arrested several gay rights activists protesting in St. Petersburg and Moscow on the opening day of the...

How Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Ban Is Being Enforced

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 02.06.2014 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW (AP) — When the Sochi Winter Olympics begin Friday, many will be watching to see whether Russia will enforce its law banning gay "propaganda"...

An Unlikely Target Of Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Law?

Agence France Presse | Marina Koreneva | Posted 04.07.2014 | Gay Voices

The founder of a Russian website set up to support gay, lesbian and transgender teenagers said Wednesday she had been charged under a controversial la...

New Complaints About Russia's Anti-Gay Law Arise As Olympics Near

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A U.S. Olympic sponsor and U.N. panel condemned a Russian law criticized as a stifling of gay rights as protests took place aro...

WATCH: Thousands Of Swedes Show Their Love For Russian LGBT People

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.31.2014 | Gay Voices

Last October, we brought you the heartwarming story of 2,000 Swedes who gathered in the Olympic Stadium of Stockholm to sing the Russian national anth...

52 Olympians Push For Russia To Repeal 'Gay Propaganda' Laws Ahead Of Sochi Games

Posted 01.31.2014 | Gay Voices

Fifty-two Olympic athletes, including 12 current Winter Games competitors, are pushing Russia to repeal its controversial "gay propaganda" legislation...

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...

Elton John: Russia's Anti-Gay Law Is 'Deeply Dangerous, Divisive'

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that cou...

Chris Pine: Russia's Anti-Gay Law Is 'Extraordinary And Awful'

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Chris Pine says the U.S. should have done more in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics to protest Russia's anti-gay legisla...

Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Shouldn't Overshadow Olympics, Says Tennis Legend

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2014 | Gay Voices

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The controversy swirling around Russia's anti-gay policies should not overshadow the at...

Will Russia's Gay Rights Violations Prompt Spike In Asylum Seekers?

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

AMSTERDAM, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The Dutch foreign minister on Tuesday denounced Russia's law banning homosexual "propaganda" among minors and said the ...

Why Johnny Weir Is Planning To Hold His Tongue On Russia's Anti-Gay Laws During The Olympics

Posted 10.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Johnny Weir might be best known for his over-the-top performances, but the openly gay U.S. Olympic skater has vowed to stay uncharacteristically tight...

Gay Rights Advocates Fight Opponents In Violent Protest

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2013 | Gay Voices

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Police arrested 67 people after a fight broke out between gay rights activists and their opponents at a de...

WATCH: Hilarious Video Asks Putin Why He Won't Come Out

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices

This catchy, witty, and thought-provoking tune by musicians Naomi, Marc and Natasha will have you cracking up in the face of a rather bleak set of cir...

'No One Would Lift A Finger' Against Alleged Sex Offender If He Were Gay, Putin Claims

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2013 | Gay Voices

VALDAI, Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin rallied behind his old friend Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday, saying the former Italian pri...

WATCH: Puckbuddys Calls For Putin To 'Come Out'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Puckbuddys, a site for hockey players and the guys who love them (and the sport in general, too), have decided to add their two cents to the growing a...

Logo To Stream Online Town Hall: 'Russia Vs. The Gays'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Confused by what's happening in Russia involving the LGBT community? Do you need more information before you declare your stance on whether or not to ...

Is Russia's Anti-Gay Law's Impact On The Olympics Just 'Speculation'?

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The head of the Sochi Olympics asked the IOC on Sunday to help "stop this campaign and this speculation" related to the ant...