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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 ...

Gay-rights Activist Detained At Olympic Park

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — An Italian gay-rights activist has been detained by Russian police as she entered Shayba Arena at the Olympic Park to watch a h...

LOOK: Rihanna Offers Support To LGBT Russians

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Rihanna took to Instagram over the weekend in order to make a statement of solidarity with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT...

A Heartwarming Valentine For LGBT Russians

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.13.2014 | Gay Voices

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics underway and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Russians still subject to a pervasive climate of fear a...

LOOK: An Incredibly Easy -- And Awesome -- Way You Can Support LGBT Russians

The Huffington Post | James NIchols | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games have been underway since last Friday, and now a unique form of visual protest is encouraging Internet users to eas...

WATCH: 'Russia Declares Discrimination Newest Olympic Sport'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.07.2014 | Gay Voices

This latest in a wide-spread production of videos that seek to raise awareness surrounding the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LG...

LOOK: Olympian Flashes Rainbow And Unicorn As Winter Games Kick Off

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices

One of six reportedly out lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) competitors at this year's 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics made the first display of...

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...

Lesbian Olympic Athlete: My Parents Are 'So Worried' About Sochi

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

With the opening of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics just days away, an openly lesbian Australian snowboarder sat down with the BBC in order to express ...

LOOK: Irrefutable Proof That The Olympics Have Always Been A Little Gay

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

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games opening this Friday, Feb. 7, discussion surrounding the anti-gay sentiment pervasive throughout Russia and th...

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...

WATCH: New Music Video Brilliantly Takes On Sochi Olympics

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.29.2014 | Gay Voices

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics only days away and Russia's anti-gay propaganda law still in effect, a number of artists have released videos in p...

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...

WATCH: Jonathan Groff, Michael Urie And Andrew Rannells Spoof Russian Gay Laws In Hilarious Musical Parody

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.24.2014 | Gay Voices

With mere weeks to go until the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, some of Broadway's biggest stars have come together to produce a hilarious parody musical ...

'F*ck You Putin' Campaign Calls On You To Give Russian President The Finger

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

"Fuck You Putin" is a viral campaign beginning today, Jan. 23, spearheaded by six Swedish students and their teacher, Alee Farrohi, in response to Rus...

Looking For Public Gay Sex At The Sochi Olympics? You're In Luck..

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics set to begin in just days amidst the Russian government's continued persecution of members of the lesbian, gay, bi...

What Is It Like To Be Young And Gay In Russia?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

When Russian legislators passed anti-gay "propaganda" legislation last summer, they effectively institutionalized homophobia and transphobia throughou...

Ian McKellen And 27 Nobel Laureates Speak Out Against Russia's Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

27 Nobel Laureates have joined prominent actor Ian McKellen in publishing an open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin in an effort to speak out...

Um... Is Anyone Else Shocked To Hear This Come Out Of Glenn Beck's Mouth?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Glenn Beck sat down with S.E. Cupp on CNN this week for an hour-long discussion, in which he made some pretty impressive and uncharacteristic claims a...

Former Village People Member: 'Y.M.C.A.' Is Not A Gay Anthem [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics only weeks away and violence currently plaguing the Russian population, the planned response to and protest of the...

One Week After Shooting, Moscow Gay Club Targeted With Gas Attack

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Only a week after two men opened fire outside of popular gay club Central Station in Moscow, Russia, the same club has become the subject of another a...

LOOK: Rumored Russian Presidential Candidate Goes Nude For Transgender Rights

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Top Russian lawyer Masha Best sent shockwaves when she came out as both transgender and bisexual in wake of her country's crackdown on the lesbian, ga...

Putin Responds To Criticism Of Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.21.2013 | Gay Voices

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed a growing international sentiment against Russia's anti-gay laws, claiming that the country is not attempti...

Sports Minister: Timing Was Bad For Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Law

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.18.2013 | Gay Voices

After several months of heavy debate as to the implications of Russia's anti-gay "propaganda" law on the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the country's sports min...

Journalist Blames Gays For Russian Meteorite

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Famous Russian journalist and TV host Arkady Mamontov is coming under fire after he made some shocking claims this week, placing the blame for last wi...