Topics :: Moscow
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By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Moscow officials say they have rejected a request to hold a gay pride event in Russia’s capital city.
By Mansur Mirovalev | Tuesday Jan 22, 2013
Russia’s government, aided by the Russian Orthodox Church, are capitalizing on general anti-gay hatred to fast track a law that would essentially make being publicly gay illegal.
Friday Oct 12, 2012
Masked men stormed a gay club, injuring three people in what independent monitors say was the seventh violent attack against gays reported this year.
By Lynn Berry | Tuesday Aug 21, 2012
After the Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot has been given a two-year prison sentence for protesting inside a Moscow cathedral, Associated Press takes a look at crime and punishment laws around the world.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 12, 2012
A Russian court upheld a ruling by a lower court to ban gay pride parades in Moscow until May 2112. Yes, two thousand and one hundred twelve A.D.
Sunday Oct 2, 2011
Russian police say they have detained dozens of anti-gay protesters and gay rights activists during a gay pride rally in central Moscow.
By Michael K. Lavers | Saturday May 28, 2011
Lieutenant Dan Choi was among the 18 activists arrested in Moscow on Saturday, May 28, as they tried to defy a ban on Pride marches in the Russian capital.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday May 18, 2011
Moscow has directly defied a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights in banning a planned Pride celebration in the city. Moreover, Moscow authrotities announced the ban on May 17--the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO).
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