While Russian LGBT activists managed to get an agreement to hold a Gay Pride, 24 hours later, the permission was canceled.
You have all heard about the intrusion of Russia into the US presidential elections. They targeted the Democrats and particularly Hillary Clinton. Well, Russia has come closer to LGBT people and other specific people like Muslims through pages and advertising campaigns on Facebook to manipulate them.
Imagine that you are living in Russia and you are not free to be you. Imagine that you meet Meg, this beautiful Canadian girl on the Internet. You plan to meet for real in Ukraine in the hope that this love story works. You are planning to escape from Russia but what you did not expect is that you will have to escape your family, the police and take a boat trip across the Pacific Ocean to Canada to live this love.
This story is not a fiction, this is Elena's story that she tells in a book now translated into English and which will be released under the title "Talking to the Moon." Elena's story is incredible, unimaginable and extraordinary.
Russia has told its citizens not to be too homophobic during their trip abroad.
Expert Market has just published its annual report "Great place to be ... LGBT workers" on the recognition and treatment of European LGBTQ workers. So what are the countries where you can work well when you are an LGBTQ person?
Late October Russia is still distinguished by its rejection of the LGBTQ community through a tweet from the Russian Embassy located in the UK (@RussianEmbassy), tweet illustrated with an intolerable picture.
Like every year, it's time to take a quick look at the situation in Europe. So what are the most welcoming countries for LGBTQ people?
Very bad news reached us from Indonesia where the government planned to vote, for more national security, an anti LGBT "propaganda" law similar as the one in Russia.
As if the "gay propaganda" law was not enough, the Russian lawmakers have introduced a bill that would penalize with fines between 4000-5000 rubles ($61-$77 / €57-€72) and up to 15 days jail any "demonstration of one's distorted sexual preferences in public places."
A new poll sending a shiver down your spine shows that more than half of Russians would like that homosexuals are isolated from society or «liquidated».