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Russian politician thinks yoga makes people gay

Russian politician behind the country’s “gay propaganda” law Yelena Mizulina allegedly suggested that if inmates in male prisons practice yoga they would all be...

Russian festival is banned for promoting ‘non-traditional values’

The theatre festival was banned because of a planned staging of a play called Blue and Pink, it is devoted to the problem of...

Genderqueer Russian complains over the absence of gender-neutral pronouns in Russian...

Genderqueer dancer Dasha was born in Russia but lived in the USA where they got used to gender-neutral pronouns. But as they come back...

Paris Opera Ballet drops Sergei Polunin for homophobia and sexism

Paris Opera Ballet has dropped star dancer Sergei Polunin who was invited to dance a main part – a gay man – in the...

Trump official plans to meet a homophobic Russian politician

A senior Trump administration official has sparked concerns over a plan to waive sanctions against the disgraced Russian official Dmitry Rogozin to let him...

Russian anti-gay group wants to ban a film about a Korean...

The Korean band BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, had campaigned to get their film BTS World Tour: Love Yourself shown across Russia.The...

Leo Varadkar does not leave hopes to talk to Putin about...

The openly gay Prime Minister of Ireland still wants to meet the President of Russia because the situation with LGBT rights in this country...

Russian man claims to have been assaulted by police for being...

A 55-year-old gay man identified under the name Valery has accused a police officer in Moscow, Russia, of punching and kicking him in the...

Russia’s gay propaganda law could be dangerous for kids, according...

The report – which is called “No Support: Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law Imperils LGBT Youth” – was released today by Human Rights Watch, and...

Russian police claim that children’s drawings are ‘promoting homosexuality’

Russian police confiscated 17 drawings at a school in Yekateringburg claiming that they have violated the country's 'gay propaganda law'.The competition, titled “Tolerant World,”...

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