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Ballet About Gay Dancer Rudolf Nureyev Canceled in Russia

The highly anticipated ballet about the life of legendary Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev, who was gay, has been canceled at…

Moscow’s cultural committee has taken away funding from Moscow Premiere—an LGBT film festival that was set to take place September…

Going against Russia’s anti-gay propaganda laws, the US embassy in Moscow will screen the gay-themed drama I Am Michael. The…

Because of legalized institutional discrimination against gays and lesbians in Russia, attitudes toward the LGBT community has grown increasingly more…

Despite the city denying the city of St. Petersburg, Russia from hosting a pride rally, nearly 150 people gathered anyway…

  It’s a dream for many dancers to perform at Moscow’s historic Bloshoi Theatre, but the prestige of dancing there isn’t…

The Human Rights Campaign is donating an additional $40,000 to Russia Freedom Fund after an initial donation of $100,000 the organization…

It’s been one hell of a year. We’ve seen it all—both good and bad. And for this week, we’re reminding…

With the Olympics a little over a month away, the Human Rights Campaign has pledged a sizeable donation hoping to support…

Russia’s highest court ruled that the law banning gay propaganda throughout the country does not violate Russia’s constitution. The law…

A transgender Russian lawyer named Masha Bash has stripped down to call attention to gay and trans rights for LGBT people…

Several people sought medical attention this weekend after vigilantes allegedly used poisonous gas against a crowd at a popular gay…

With just 100 days remaining before the controversial 2014 Winter Olympic Games commences in Sochi, and tensions still high between…

While other artists are canceling their set performances in Russia, Elton John, who is to perform in Moscow in December,…

While Cher refuses to perform in Russia and Elton John feels morally obligated to perform in Russia, one teen sensation…

During a one-on-one discussion at the “Beyond Sport Summit,” NBA commissioner David Stern took a second to discuss Russia’s anti-gay…

Two-time Olympic gold-medal winner Seth Wescott spoke out on Wednesday criticizing the International Olympic Committee for selecting and sticking with…

A Russian artist who caused a stir this week in Russia by painting President Putin in lingerie has fled the…

After a Change.org petition demanding that the Miss Universe pageant be moved out of Moscow garnered over 27,000 signatures and…

While the International Olympics Committee has expressed concerns about Russia’s trifecta of anti-gay laws, the organization has stayed rather quiet…

In the past couple days, the mainstream news finally began running stories on Russia’s anti-gay propaganda law and what this obvious…

While gay bars across the country are dropping Russian-made vodkas out of protest for their anti-gay propaganda law, we’re aiming…

The fight to change Russia’s “gay propaganda” laws continues to grow with the help of British indie-pop band Autoheart. The…

After the passage of the “anti-gay propaganda” laws in Russia, many are wondering how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally…

A new measure that was recently passed by the lower house of parliament today in Russia will prohibit adoptions by…

  Moscow will once again not have an official pride celebration this year, as officials have rejected an application by…

Currently, it is illegal in St. Petersburg, Russia to promote homosexuality in any way. Now, a bill that will come…

Last week the Moscow City Court has confirmed, for the second time, its ruling banning all gay pride events in…

In true Madonna fashion the feisty pop sensation is making headlines again, but this time she is affecting more than…

Image via Passport The Moscow legislature is currently considering a bill that would penalize anyone for publicly promoting “sodomy, homosexuality,…