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Meet Aleksandr and Ivan, who are featured in the book Gay Propaganda.
For focusing media attention on the violence and intimidation faced by LGBT Russians, ABC World News Tonight earns the GLAAD Gold Medal for LGBT inclusive coverage of the Olympics.
The following excerpt from the book Gay Propaganda tells the story of Olga and Maria, a couple who met at a psychology seminar.
Anastasia Smirnova, the coordinator for a host of LGBT advocacy organizations in Russia, and one of the four activists arrested in Russia, has posted a statement on her Facebook page.
The patrons of the Mayak Bar are concerned about the attention the LGBT community in Russia is getting over Putin’s anti-LGBT laws combined with the international attention from the Olympics.
PolicyMic has provided a profile on the openly gay Australian Olympian, Belle Brockhoff.
On Friday, groups of LGBT activists in Moscow and St. Petersburg were arrested for demonstrating. So far, the mainstream media hasn't bothered to talk to them.
The Fair Games Project released a new PSA today titled "Russia Declares Discrimination Newest Olympic Sport" as part of their campaign to raise one million dollars by the close of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
In a piece entitled, "Advertisers' Gay-Rights Choice," The New Yorker namec companies that have remained silent and recommended ways in which they could speak out against discriminatory laws and the violence they inspire.
Pavel Lebedev made the news when he ran alongside of the Olympic torch with a rainbow flag, was tackled and detained. Now you can hear his side of the story.