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Solidarity with Imprisoned Gay Chechens

Solidarity with Imprisoned Gay Chechens

PHOTO ESSAY BY DONNA ACETO | A crowd of well over 100 demonstrators gathered at Washington Square Park on the evening of May 18 to bring attention to the plight of LGBTQ Chechens, roughly 100 of whom have been reported kidnapped by officials and tortured in secret prisons in the Russian republic. Organized by longtime activist […]

With Guns Instead of Games, What About Russia’s Gays?

With Guns Instead of Games, What About Russia’s Gays?

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | A year ago, world attention on Russia focused on two things –– the impending Winter Olympics in Sochi and new legislation that, under the guise of preventing “homosexual propaganda” targeting children, in fact was the leading edge in a legal and extralegal assault on that nation’s LGBT community. Thanks to the efforts […]

Protests at the Met as Putin’s Pals Star Onstage

Protests at the Met as Putin’s Pals Star Onstage

BY SAM SPOKONY | Around 50 LGBT activists protested outside the Metropolitan Opera on the evening of September 23 as the Met opened its 2013-2014 season with a gala performance featuring two longtime supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Protesters led by Queer Nation, a New York-based direct action group, and RUSA LGBT, a Russian-speaking civil rights […]