A Russian court upheld the firing of a lesbian teacher for reportedly “committing an immoral act” by posting these pictures online.
Elena Musolina grew up thinking homosexuality was an affliction of alcoholics and drug addicts. Now she marches alongside her son at LGBT rights protests and goes head-to-head with Russia’s most vocal anti-LGBT politician.
She posted the messages online with photos of the senders in an album called “Beautiful People And What They Say To Me,” originally translated by Global Voices. Warning: This post contains obscene language.
Apple appears to have tweaked the program after a user accused it of being homophobic on YouTube.
The Kardashian sisters visited their ancestral homeland last week to draw attention to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. But the country has plenty going on, even when it’s not being graced by some of the most famous members of its diaspora.
We regretted those early 2000s flower barrettes, went to VERY FRENCH PLACES and broke the story of a second British parliamentary candidate who wants the world to know he is living with HIV.
“Obviously, we will soon be closed on the territory of the Russian Federation,” Children-404 leader Elena Klimova wrote on the VKontakte social network.
Officials advised the theater company to consider “the question of preserving social stability” after Orthodox Christian activists denounced the production.
The man was one of 11 cancer patients reported to have committed suicide in Moscow since February. Patients struggle to relieve pain under Russia’s restrictive drug laws.
Seriously, what a nightmare. I can’t even with these. I give up. Shut it down, turn off the site, let’s all go home.
Elena Klimova, founder of a group for LGBT youth called Children-404, still faces another legal battle.
A clause banning “propagandizing non-traditional sexual orientation” is tucked away inside a bill seeking to protect minors from psychologically harmful material.
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The company was criticized for excluding a feature on a same-sex couple and their son from its Russian edition in 2013.
He won the Russian “prize” over a politician who told his assistant to rape a pregnant journalist.
The Dress tore relationships apart, but these posts will join us back together in global harmony. On the menu: “apology sausage,” tacos de lengua and an entire jar of ghee.
One of club’s owners caused a stir earlier this month when a selfie she took kissing her girlfriend with an anti-LGBT lawmaker in the background went viral.
Maslenitsa, or “Pancake Week,” celebrates the end of winter in Russia and Ukraine. This year, with relations between Russia and the West at a historic low, some revelers got political.
“We’ve known, on our own skin, what police brutality feels like and we can’t be silent on this issue,” the group told BuzzFeed News.
Odin Biron, who plays the American son of gay dads on a popular Russian TV show, came out as gay. His Russian co-star, who has called for burning LGBT people alive, “hit his head against the wall and cursed fate.”