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