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Chechnya Imprisons LGBTQI Siblings After Forced Return
Salekh Magamadov and Ismail Isayev say the case against them was fabricated due to their political views, atheism and sexual orientation.
off the market
Sims Expansion Featuring Gay Couple to Get Russia Release Following Fan Backlash
The game's developers initially hadn't planned to release the pack in Russia due to its marketing that focuses on a gay couple.
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
A Brotherhood of Bears Flourishes Despite Russia’s Anti-LGBT Agenda
The BEARsBURG society brings together men who reject effeminate stereotypes of queerness for trips to the banya, café meet-ups, walking tours and film...
Russia to Probe Netflix for ‘Gay Propaganda’ Violations – Vedomosti
An official accused Netflix of streaming LGBT-themed content with a “16+” label instead of the required “18+” designation.
not for kids
Russian Music Channel Fined for 'Gay Propaganda' at Awards Show
The June 2021 Muz-TV music awards featured gender-flipping stars and what viewers said resembled a same-sex wedding.
Russia Labels Main LGBT Group 'Foreign Agent'
Authorities declared the Russian LGBT Network a "foreign agent" as part of a continuing crackdown on media outlets and rights groups.
Transgender Pages Pulled From Russian Teen Health Book
The book's publisher said it was warned that it could be subject to criminal prosecution if the section was published.
Most Russians Oppose Same-Sex Relationships – Poll
Survey shows growing opposition to same-sex relationships over last decade, but younger Russians increasingly tolerant.
Russian ‘Drag Race’ Adaptation Ignores LGBT Issues, Activists Say
Activists accuse the show, hosted by blogger Nastya Ivleeva, of glossing over the challenging reality in which Russia’s LGBT community lives.
Russia Proposes ‘Extremist’ Label for LGBT, Feminist, Child-Free Movements
Russia has launched a widespread crackdown on liberal and progressive movements in a bid to protect what it calls traditional family values.
IOC Investigates Anti-LGBT Slurs Against Olympic Athletes on Russian TV – BBC
Two of the country’s most popular channels mocked a transgender and a gay athlete in talk shows.
Russian LGBT Family Featured in Ad Flees Country Over Death Threats
The family and the VkusVill grocery chain were targeted in what appeared to be a coordinated hate campaign.
European Rights Court Orders Russia to Recognize Same-Sex Unions
The ECHR ruling came in response to complaints by three Russian same-sex couples whose attempts to register their marriages in Russia were rejected.
The Magic Mirror of Russian Public Opinion
Today’s Russia lacks many of the tools characteristics of societies where citizens live in a shared reality.
Georgia LGBTQ Activists Cancel Pride March After Clashes
Organizers accused the prime minister of encouraging homophobic sentiments and his government of failing to "protect fundamental human rights."
walking it back
Russian Food Retailer VkusVill Apologizes for ‘Hurtful’ LGBT Family Ad
Members of Russia's LGBT community slammed the apology.
Russian Food Retailer Defies ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law With LGBT Family-Featuring Ad
“We believe not featuring the families of our real customers would be hypocritical,” VkusVill said.
right to love
Russian Band Releases Pro-LGBT Video
Sansara's video portrays "two people who love each other but forbid themselves," says writer Evgeny Primachenko.
show of support
U.S., Western Embassies Fly Gay Pride Flags in Moscow
The Kremlin last June decried the rainbow flag displays on embassy buildings as illegal under Russian law.
Escaped Chechen Domestic Violence Victim Reverses Story on State TV
Khalimat Taramova previously said she fled by her own free will from “regular beatings and threats” by her family over her sexual orientation.
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