LGBT rights in Russia
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Although same-sex sexual activity between consenting adults in privat...
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Vladimir Putin Swears He Didn't Call Elton John
It's either a hilarious denial, miscommunication, or some top-notch trolling worthy of a Grammy. A spokesman for the Kremlin released a statement to Russian news agencies on Tuesday, hours after the m...
LGBT history in Russia
The history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT) in Russia and its historical antecedents (i.e., the Soviet Union, the Russian Empire) has largely been influenced by the political l...
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Alekseyev v. Russia
Alekseyev v. Russia is a case before the European Court of Human Rights concerning the prohibition of the 2006, 2007 and 2008 Moscow Pride gay rights marches in Russia's capital. The case was brought ...
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Russian LGBT network
The Russian LGBT Network (Russian: Российская ЛГБТ-сеть) is a non-governmental LGBT rights organization working for the social acceptance of and protection of the rights of LGBT people in Russia. ...
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Pussy Riot
Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk rock protest group based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it has a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33 (as of 2012)...
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Masha Gessen
Maria Alexandrovna Gessen (Russian: Мари́я Алекса́ндровна Ге́ссен; [maˈrʲijə ɐlʲɪkˈsandrəvnəˈɡʲesʲɪn]; born 13 January 1967), better known as Masha Gessen, is a Russian and American journalist, au...
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Igor Kon
Igor Semyonovich Kon (Russian: Игорь Семёнович Кон; 21 May 1928 – 27 April 2011) was a Soviet and Russian philosopher, psychologist, and sexologist. His scientific publications have been tra...
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Recognition of same-sex unions in Russia
Russia recognizes neither same-sex marriage nor any other form of civil union for same-sex couples. However, gay activists claim that a same-sex marriage contracted abroad can legally be recognized in...
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Dmitry Kuzmin
Dmitry Vladimirovich Kuzmin (Russian: Дми́трий Влади́мирович Кузьми́н, born December 12, 1968), is a Russian poet, critic, and publisher.
Kuzmin was born in Moscow, son of the architect Vladimir L...
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Pavel Lebedev
Pavel Andreyevich Lebedev (Russian: Павел Андреевич Лебедев; born 12 December 1982) is a Russian former pair skater. With Natalia Shestakova, he is the 2004 World Junior Champion. Earlier, he comp...
Gayrussia.ru
LGBT Human Rights Project GayRussia.Ru (Gayrussia.ru) is an LGBT Advocate organization in Russia. It is the organizer of numerous public actions in Russia, the most famous being the Moscow Pride and t...
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Nikolay Alexeyev
Nikolay Alexandrovich Alexeyev (also spelled as Alekseyev, Alekseev, or Alexeev (Russian: Никола́й Алекса́ндрович Алексе́ев) born on 23 December 1977) is a Russian LGBT rights activist, lawyer and...
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