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Chechnya

Risking his life, a director and his camera went underground in Chechnya to document the horrific realities facing LGBTQ+ people.

June 29 2020 6:00 AM

Kadyrov is the mastermind behind gruesome anti-LGBTQ+ purges haunting the lives of queer people in Chechnya. 

May 22 2020 2:29 PM

After exploring the AIDS crisis and the life of Marsha P. Johnson, filmmaker David France is back.

May 21 2020 6:00 PM

Maxim Lapunov, featured in David France's Welcome to Chechnya, could barely crawl when he was released from detainment in the antigay territory.

January 28 2020 3:29 PM

ABC News foreign correspondent James Longman not only reported on the antigay terror in Chechnya, he became part of the story.

October 24 2019 5:31 AM

The Saw-inspired site published personal details about LGBTQ individuals and activists. It's now down. 

July 19 2019 8:22 AM

Human rights volunteers say Russia has failed to properly investigate these incidents or the continued arrests of gays and bisexuals in Chechnya.

May 29 2019 1:25 PM
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