Bekkhan Yusupov says he's not gay and assertions that he is destroyed his reputation.
The U.S. has not offered asylum to any Chechen fleeing anti-LGBTQ persecution and has become increasingly hostile to those seeking it.
Women are being raped with "electric shock sticks," activists say.
The Russian LGBT Network on Monday said new waves of persecution started with the arrest of a social media group administrator.
The Russian republic's antigay crackdown has been going on for two years, but there has been a spike in detentions since December.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe points the finger at Vladimir Putin.
The U.S. is part of a 16-nation coalition setting up the investigation.