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VIDEO: Dan Choi Shows His Support for Russian LGBTs

U.S. gay activist Lieutenant Daniel Choi traveled to Moscow to show his support for Russian LGBTs asserting their right to demonstrate despite repeated government bans.  A few hours ago we recorded this video of support […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, People, Politics & Activism, Videos 13 years ago 0

GayRussia Leader Walks Off the Set of Live National TV Show

GayRussia leader Nikolai Alekseev walked off the set of a national TV debate show this afternoon after accusing the moderator, Vladimir Solovyev, of slanting the show towards homophobes. The show has been described to me […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 13 years ago 2

Nikolai Alekseev Launches Protest to Boycott Swiss AIR

Airlines are notorious for losing people’s luggage but you’d think they’d be extra careful with the bag belonging to gay rights activists Nikolai Alekseev who was dragged out of the airport by police, interrogated, drugged […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 1

Leading Russian Gay Activist Arrested/Disappeared

Leading Russian gay activist and former Feast of Fun guest Nikolai Aleksyev was arrested and “disappeared” by Russian police yesterday as he attempted to travel abroad out of one of Moscow’s airports. Under Russian law, […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 2

Russian Gays’ Courage Contrasts With the Shame of Western Embassies

MOSCOW, Russia, May 28th, eve of Gay Pride – This afternoon in their final court date before Moscow Pride, gays and lesbians here predictably were rejected once again by the authorities. The Tverskoi District Court […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 0

Moscow Gay Pride Launched with News Conference Denouncing Mayor’s 5th Ban of the Event

Russian gay leader vows, “Whatever the courts decide, the right to protest is guaranteed under the Russian constitution and we intend to exercise our rights.” U.S. gay activist Andy Thayer says “this Saturday, this gay […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 1

While Russian Gov’t Bigots Seem Steadfast, the Ground is Shifting Beneath Them

New protests are providing the fuel for progressive and legal change for gays in Russia. MOSCOW, Russia, early morning, 5/27/10 — While the bigoted mayor of this city has once again banned gay pride this […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 1

Moscow Pride to Go on Despite Ban

Chicago activist Andy Thayer is traveling to Russia this week to participate in a gay pride demonstration on Saturday, May 29 that has been banned in Moscow. This the fifth year that Moscow authorities have […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 14 years ago 2