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Masha Bast

Trans Woman Commits Suicide After Firing Under Russia's 'Propaganda' Ban

Dasha Stern was 22 years old when she took her own life after being fired under Russia's nationwide ban on so-called homosexual propaganda.

Trans Lawyer Launches Russian Presidential Bid

Masha Bast, the Russian human rights lawyer who recently came out as a bisexual trans woman, plans to run for President of Russia in 2018.

WATCH: Russian Lawyer Comes Out as Transgender

Masha Bast, a human rights lawyer in Russia, revealed that she is transgender and spoke out against her country's violent crackdown on LGBT people.