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NYC Bar Owners Join Russian Vodka Boycott

AP | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- New York City bar owners poured bottles of Russian vodka into the streets of Manhattan on Monday in a protest against Russia's crackdown o...

Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Should Be 'Supported, Celebrated,' Pundit Claims

Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices

True to form, the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer sounded off on Russia's "gay propaganda" legislation, saying the controversial laws shou...

Will Worldwide Boycotts Impact Russia's Stance On The Gay Community?

Posted 08.02.2013 | Gay Voices

The worldwide boycott against Stolichnaya vodka in response to the Russian government’s anti-gay crackdown was the subject of a spirited "Rubin Repo...

WATCH: This Gay Olympian Won't Return To The Closet For Russia

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay Voices

Amid the controversy surrounding Russia's "gay propaganda" ban as the country prepares to host the 2014 Olympic Games, openly gay Olympic speed skater...

Bad News For LGBT Tourists In Russia

Posted 07.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Bad news for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers hoping to visit Russia, as foreign tourists will now be subjected to the same "ga...

Discrimination Makes Me Russian

Daniel Davidson | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Daniel Davidson

As a result of Russia's quest to quash free speech for all and persecute its LGBT citizens in particular, I suddenly feel very connected to Russia, and the Russian in me is screaming. My heritage may not always be at the forefront of how I identify, but it is an undeniable part of me.

More Bad News For Russia's Gay Community

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA and MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 08.11.2013 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW -- A bill that stigmatizes gay people and bans giving children any information about homosexuality won overwhelming approval Tuesday in Russia'...

Gay Rights Rally Gets The Ax In Moscow

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Moscow city authorities on Wednesday again turned down demands for a gay rights rally in the Russian capital later this month, warning organisers that...

More Bad News For Russia's Gay Community

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices

* Bill overwhelmingly approved by lower house * Russian police break up "kiss-in" over anti-gay law * Critics say bill i...

Russia Cracks Down On Gay 'Kiss-In'

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices

By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Russian police detained 20 people on Friday when gay activists tried to stage a "kiss...

Russia To Examine Soldiers' Genitals As Part Of 'Gay Tattoo' Directive?

Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Russia is reportedly planning to go to shockingly intimate lengths to ensure that its military is devoid of gay participants. The St. Petersburg T...

Is Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Legislation Aimed At Outlawing Homosexuality?

Kommersant/Worldcruch | Posted 06.01.2012 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW- Russian lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would punish "homosexual propaganda" directed at minors. This comes on the heels of the rec...

Russia 'Gay Propaganda' Nationwide Law Submitted To Parliament

AP | Posted 03.29.2012 | Gay Voices

MOSCOW -- A controversial bill that is likely to fuel discrimination against Russia's embattled gay community has been submitted to Russia's lower hou...

WATCH: LGBT Group Slams Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Law Proposal

Posted 12.01.2011 | Gay Voices

A Russian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival has released a haunting ad condemning a proposed bill prohibiting the distributi...