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January 7, 2014

Upsurge in LGBT Russians seeking U.S. asylum

Al Jazeera recently visited with Russian asylum seekers at the RUSA LGBT annual New Year's party.

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December 2, 2013

Russian LGBT advocates ask IOC president to keep Olympics safe

Russian LGBT advocates met with Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Saturday to discuss the growing concern over Russia's "vaguely worded law" banning gay propaganda to minors ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are scheduled to begin February 7, 2014 in Sochi Russia.

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November 26, 2013

Gas attack in Moscow gay nightclub

"Central Station", a popular gay nightclub in Moscow, was the victim of a gas attack.

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Thomas Roberts defends LGBT equality in Moscow

Speaking on the red carpet before hosting the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow, gay MSNBC host Thomas Roberts offered words of support to Russia's LGBT population affected by the recent anti-"gay propaganda" laws.

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