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Alexander Ermoshkin left Russia after a national TV broadcast accused him of collaborating with U.S. intelligence agents. A U.S. Embassy official called the footage “obviously staged.”
Ludovine de la Rochère, présidente de la Manif pour tous, affirme à BuzzFeed France n’avoir jamais donné son accord.
Die Partei Einiges Russland stellte die Flagge am russischen Tag der Familie, der Liebe und der Treue vor, als “unsere Antwort auf die gleichgeschlechtliche Ehe”.
The United Russia party introduced the flag on Russia’s Day of Family, Love and Fidelity as “our response to same-sex marriage.”
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MPs voted 90-2 to move the bill forward despite international criticism and opposition from the country’s Ministry of Justice.
A Moscow entrepreneur is betting Americans will fall in love with Russian pancakes. He could be right.
La muestra, llamada “Sé tu mismo”, expone historias de adolescentes LGBT contadas con sus mismas palabras. Este post contiene una imagen de auto-flagelo.
The exhibit, called “Be Yourself,” features LGBT teens’ stories in their own words. This post contains an image of self-harm.
Most Kazakhs denounce the practice of abducting a woman to force her into marriage, but with the resurgence of Kazakh nationalism, such kidnappings are on the rise.
“These degenerates do not deserve to live,” one person wrote on the page hosting the album, posted following Saturday’s pride march in Ukraine.
The LGBT “March For Equality” in Kiev came under attack after receiving threats from right-wing forces.
“This concerns the constitutional rights of any citizen,” said President Petro Poroshenko after the mayor of Kiev called for the march to be canceled.
The council ruled that a Russian-style bill banning “gay propaganda” could violate Kazakhstan’s constitution as the country bids to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
A bill submitted to the Duma would require women to pay out of their own pockets for abortions and restrict the procedure to public healthcare facilities.
Alexander Ermoshkin was attacked in the city of Khabarovsk on his way to release balloons to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
Defending marriages to teenage girls, Russia’s ombudsman for children’s rights said that in some parts of the country, 27-year-old women already look like they’re pushing 50. “In the Caucasus emancipation and puberty come earlier, let’s not be prudes.”