The Russian president told local lawmakers that society should 'not create any xenophobia' against LGBT people, despite the law he passed that basically criminalizes any positive mention of LGBT identities.
The Colbert Report host lampooned Russian organizers for the Sochi Winter Olympics for banning displays of the LGBT rainbow flag and then choosing rainbow-colored uniforms.
The antigay American evangelical claims that Russia's violent crackdown on LGBT people is actually 'gay-on-gay' violence.
A so-called exposé that aired on Russian television this week reveals that government officials recorded private conversations between LGBT activists and international human rights organizations in October.
A story about a teacher who was fired for being gay drew the attention of media regulators.
Religious anti-abortion activist Gleb Likhotkin reportedly fired multiple shots at a gay demonstrator carrying a balloon that personally offended him.
The leader of a homophobic gang of nationalists has fled Russia after authorities began investigating a recent video in which the neo-Nazi trapped, humiliated, and beat a gay man from Iraq.
Twelve senators question the International Olympic Committee on its reaction to Olympics host Russia's antigay law.
Speaking with the government-backed network RT just before he cohosted the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Russia, Roberts called the national ban on so-called gay propaganda 'definitive discrimination.'