"Gay Propaganda" book shares true testimonies of life and love in Russia
Russia's anti-gay "propaganda" law has sparked international discussion about its blatant, violating attempt to completely silence the LGBT community in Russia. The upcoming book Gay Propaganda, edited by Masha Gessen and Joseph Huff-Hannon, provides a platform from which those voices can be heard.
Great Britain's Channel 4 shines a spotlight on vigilante anti-LGBT groups
Just as the world tunes into the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Great Britain's Channel 4 aired a documentary that looks at the anti-LGBT vigilante groups that have been attacking gay men in Russia.
Meet Oleg and Dmitriy, LGBT Russian couple seeking asylum in the US
While the world will be watching the Olympic Games in Sochi, GLAAD will continue to raise the profile of LGBT Russians, as a resource to the mainstream media to continue to include Russia's anti-LGBT laws. Our first couple is Oleg Dusaev and Dmitriy Stepanov.
Chobani becomes 3rd USOC sponsor to condemn Russia's anti-LGBT laws
In what is being considered a domino effect, Chobani now joins AT&T and DeVry University in speaking out in support of LGBT Russians.
1996: Olympic torch skipped Atlanta suburb that condemned gay people
Eighteen years ago Olympic officials refused to allow the torch to travel through an Atlanta suburb because of its refusal to repeal a resolution condemning gay people.
Second USOC Sponsor, DeVry University, condemns Russia's anti-LGBT laws
CNBC reports that DeVry University has joined AT&T in speaking out for LGBT equality in the lead up to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
News and social media outlets charged with violating Russia's anti-gay law
A newspaper editor, the creator of an online support group, and a ninth grade girl have faced varying punishments so far for allegedly spreading "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships" to minors.