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 European court ruled that Russia is in violation of human rights, but that's never stopped the government before. 

November 27 2018 9:30 AM

The U.S. is part of a 16-nation coalition setting up the investigation.

November 02 2018 5:40 PM

Organizers and activists reached out to the international community to fund the Moscow gathering that flies in the face of the anti-LGBTQ regime.

October 29 2018 12:40 PM

The rainbow face may be in violation of the country's "gay propaganda" ban.

August 31 2018 2:33 PM
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