Russia

News from within the borders of Russia and the fight for LGBT equality there. The country's president, Vladimir Putin, ignited an international firestorm in the summer after signing the so-called gay propaganda law, which prohibits positive depictions of LGBT people in the Russian media. Russia is a country in southern Eurasia. It is also the world's largest country, although it ranks eighth most populous. Russia has a rich cultural heritage, and has contributed such figures as Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Anton Chekhov, Anna Pavlova, and Igor Stravinsky.

A representative told the United Nations there was no evidence of a "gay purge."

May 15 2018 3:50 PM

LGBT United had the most popular ad of the month four times over the course of two years.

May 11 2018 7:15 AM

ParniPlus, which offers not only LGBT news but HIV information, is targeted by Russia's censors.

May 10 2018 4:08 PM

Despite the nation's anti-LGBT policies, organizers will set up a Pride House in St. Petersburg.

April 21 2018 6:07 AM
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