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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 ...

Michelangelo Signorile

Vladimir Vs. Vladimir: Italian Transgender Activist And Ex-MP Recalls Russian Detention | 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's Gay Laws, Putin's LGBT Stance Discussed By Activists At Davos Panel

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Russia's controversial "gay propaganda" laws were discussed at length as part of an LGBT rights panel sponsored by The Huffington Post and Microsoft o...

EU Tries To Impose 'Alien View' Of Homosexuality, Russian Officials Claim

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices

* Russia takes aim at EU rights abuses * Moscow on defensive over new law before Olympics * Russian official warns athle...

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...

The International Impact of Russia's Anti-Gay Laws: The Olympics and Beyond

Udoka Okafor | Posted 10.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Udoka Okafor

LGBTQ issues are very prolific in our contemporary society, and it is not farfetched to presume that the international community or the UN Security Council might want to propose a resolution to address the LGBTQ issues. What then? What happens when Russia vetoes this resolution?

Growing Up Gay in Russia

Wes Hurley | Posted 10.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Wes Hurley

Realizing I was gay in Russia felt like a terminal disease diagnosis. There I was, a secret pedik, one of the monsters I'd heard about so much yet knew so little about. Convinced that I was the only real gay person in Russia, I felt completely alienated from the human race.

West Hollywood Bars BOYCOTT This Alcohol

Posted 07.30.2013 | Los Angeles

West Hollywood gay bars and supporters are planning on pouring bottles of Stoli vodka into gutters in protest of Russia's oppression of gays. West ...