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CNN Interviews Chechen Gay Men about Human Rights Abuses Directed Toward LGBT People

Until now, the allegations that gay men are being attacked by police and rounded up and tortured by Chechen authorities have…

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Says the US Cannot Ignore Gay Men in Chechnya

Nikki Haley, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations released a statement yesterday about the unconfirmed though widely reported news that…

Sign the Petition to Help Gay Men Being Allegedly Slaughtered in Chechnya

We told you about the atrocities reportedly taking place in Chechnya, where the government may be rounding up hundreds of…

Russia Makes ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Adults Only Because of Gay ‘Moment’

By all accounts thus far, the much-talked-about gay scene in the live-action Beauty and the Beast isn’t so much a scene,…

Frightening Statistic Finds that Two Thirds of All New HIV Diagnoses in Europe are in Russia

As HIV prevention education, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, and more effective treatments become common place in the Western world, we’ve seen new…

Russia Blocks UN Council from Thanking Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for His Support of Gay Rights

Russia has blocked the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday from thanking outgoing Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his service and…

Russian City Fighting for First Pride Parade

Perm, a city in western Russia, is breaking convention by debating whether or not to allow a Pride parade. There…

Russia Shuts Down LGBT Youth Support Group

In accordance to Russia’s extreme anti-LGBT propaganda law, the Kremlin has shut down an online LGBT support group for teens.…

Russia Blocks Their Most Popular LGBT Website

Russia already has it’s extremely discriminatory anti-gay propaganda bill in place, and now the Putin-lead country is banning their most…

Happy Birthday Madonna!

Today marks the Material Girl’s Woman’s 58th birthday, and without a doubt she will be celebrating with a bang! Madonna still knows…

For the first time ever, Ukraine’s LGBTA community marched down the streets of Kiev for the first-ever pride march. Nearly…

It’s like Sochi all over again in Russia as the country prepares for a gay winter sports festival, anti-gay lawmakers,…

The lesbian love story told in the movie Carol will be shown in Russia, despite the country’s anti-gay propaganda laws that…

Esteemed Russian broadcaster Vladimir Pozner has taken a bold move in opposition of the “Gay Propaganda” law that bans the “promotion”…

Maxim Russia has published an article entitled “Gays We Respect,” which sings the praises of gay men (sort of) who are “exceptions”…

Russia is no bastion of equality for its LGBT citizens, but in an astonishing turn of events, justice has finally…

Lawmakers in Russia who downloaded Apple’s last iOS upgrade are not to happy with Apple’s socially liberal stance on the LGBT community.…

Sir Elton John told the BBC last week that he’d like to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss LGBT…

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…

The Swedes have a message to any visiting vessels in the Baltic Sea, “This Way If Your Gay.” A clever,…

A connection from the US to Russia has always been a dream of US and Russian architects, but head of…

Russia today, failed to prevent the United Nations from extending benefits to same-sex couples during a UN General Assembly budget…

Last year, the United Nations’ Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, issued a ruling that would have offered marital benefits for the first…

Man Strips Naked When Asked to Take Off Belt at Security

We’ve all been there, eager to get on with our adventures or return home when airport security sets us back…

Last fall, fierce figure skating god Johnny Weir premiered his documentary To Russia With Love, and it’s now nominated for a GLAAD Media…

A new report out of Russia says that those with “disorders of sexual preference” will be banned from driving. New…

Sir Elton John, who came under fire earlier this year when he refused to cancel his Russian concerts, used his…

A memorial statue in St. Petersburg, Russia to the late Apple founder, Steve Jobs, has been torn down after Jobs’s…

Following the international outcry over Russia’s anti-gay legislation that overshadowed the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee…