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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.

The Russian president is behind an insidious ad seeking to cement his power for decades.

June 04 2020 6:05 PM

Life for LGBTQ+ Russians in quarantine can be especially isolating, but thanks to Zoom they're making sure they're not alone. 

June 04 2020 5:00 AM

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

May 21 2020 6:00 PM

A new poll shows disturbing figures from Putin's Russa, though it's still a slight improvement from years prior. 

April 20 2020 2:07 PM

The all-powerful Russian president makes good on his vow to permanently kill marriage equality.

March 03 2020 3:59 PM

The activist group says authorities attempted to shut down its latest production.

February 10 2020 4:19 PM

Yulia Tsvetkova could go to prison for six years.

December 26 2019 9:25 AM
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