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.

The Novoulyanovsk city manager withdrew the permit, citing a desire to protect children from "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations."

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Saving a photo on a social media site was enough to provoke the wrath of those who enforce Russia's antigay laws.

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She and a group of Broadway stars joined the ongoing "Kremlin Annex" protest outside the White House.

August 07 2018 2:02 PM

After a request to hold a parade was denied, demonstrators held a protest.

August 04 2018 3:55 PM

The man Trump so admires oversaw a ban on LGBT "propaganda" and allowed the murder of gay men in Chechnya. 

July 27 2018 4:01 AM

The out MSNBC anchor said the president puts the interests of the Russian governnment first.

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