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Lesbian Artist Faces 8 Years in Russian Prison For Criticizing Putin, Military

Alexandra Skochilenko switched out price tags with anti-war messages in a supermarket protest last year.

Ukrainian Ambassador Speaks Out for LGBTQ+ Rights

Oksana Markarova offered support for LGBTQ+ Ukrainians during an appearance in Washington, D.C.

Russian Tennis Champ Daria Kasatkina Says She's Relieved After Coming Out

Kasatkina not only came out as queer, but she's also been a vocal critic of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine Passes LGBTQ+ Nondiscrimination
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Monkeypox: White House Requests $4 Billion in Emergency Funding

The White House announced on Friday that it would be seeking $4 billion in monkeypox fighting measures in addition to Covid-19, disaster, and Ukraine emergency funding.

Pete Buttigieg & Rachel Levine Among LGBTQ+ Figures Banned From Russia

The Russian Foreign Ministry claimed the bans "are aimed at forcing the ruling American regime to change its behavior."

Gay Porn Studio Launches Campaign to Support LGBTQ+ Ukrainian Soldiers

Treasure Island Media has set up a line of merchandise that includes hoodies and T-shirts, where all profits go toward supporting LGBTQ+ soldiers.

Ensuring Lifesaving Medications Reach Ukrainians Living With HIV

Dr. Atul Gawande, USAID global health administrator, on the herculean efforts to deliver drugs to the war-torn country.

Elton John Recalls Being Denied From Adopting In Ukraine For Being Gay

The incident confirmed for the singer and husband David Furnish that they really did want to start a family.

Russian Bombardment Killed LGBTQ+ Activist in Ukraine

"People followed her into her struggle for freedom and equality. And when she smiled, everyone smiled back," the activist's colleagues said.

Why the U.S. Must Help Evacuate LGBTQ+ Refugees in Ukraine

Queer people who fled to the country from anti-LGBTQ+ places like Russia and countries in Africa are being left behind amid the tumult.  

Pride Parades Caused Russia-Ukraine War, Says Russian Church Leader

The Russian Orthodox Church has been accused of aligning itself with President Vladimir Putin. 

Russian Soldiers Reportedly Captured by LGBTQ+ Ukrainians

Some LGBTQ+ Ukrainians have joined military operations looking to push back Russia's invasion.

Chechen Warlord Who Assisted in Antigay Purge Killed in Ukraine

His security operatives have been involved in interrogating detained LGBTQ+ people, according to human rights groups.

Steve Bannon Praises Putin and Texas for Anti-LGBTQ+ Actions

The disgraced Trump ally loves homophobes and transphobes.

State Dept: Russia Has ‘Kill Lists’ That May Include LGBTQ+ Ukrainians

The U.S. government says it has "credible information that indicates Russian forces are creating lists of identified Ukrainians to be killed or sent to camps following a military occupation."

Neo-Nazis Attack Gay Bar While Screaming ‘White Power’ & Antigay Slurs

Earlier in November, more than 100 people gathered at the same bar and chanted similar slurs. 

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Leader Blamed Gays for COVID. Now He Has It

Patriarch Filaret is now hospitalized for the disease, which has killed 3,000 Ukrainians.