Like hundreds of others in his home country, Amin Dzhabrailov was detained and tortured because he is gay
The frightening Russian website promoted it as a “game” — identify gay people, upload their photos and information to a database and then proceed to hunt them down and torture them, as in the gruesome “Saw” movies that inspired the site’s name.
For Russia’s LGBT community, homophobia and violence are part of day-to-day reality.
Russian investigators say they have arrested a suspect in the killing of an LGBT rights activist in St. Petersburg,
Several dozen demonstrators rallied in St. Petersburg to mourn Yelena Grigoryeva, an LGBT rights campaigner who was slain near her home in Russia's second-largest city.
A prominent LGBT rights campaigner has been found dead with multiple stab wounds and signs of strangulation in the Russian city of St Petersburg.
Read in detail the testimonies of nine LGBTI Christians who lives the struggles and threats of being LGBTI in a country that criminalize or prosecute them.
Don’t let the word “family” fool you — the center was actually the first legal organization dedicated to “sexology” or what you might call “sexual pathology.”I was 17 then. The predominant social opinion was that homosexuality was a disease that needed to be treated.
LGBT parades have been attacked before in the nation of Georgia, and this one has been postponed. The Orthodox Church, encouraged by Russia, aids and abets the persecution.
“All you want is for your kid to be able to run around in the courtyard and feel comfortable,” Katya said. “You just want to hold this person’s hand. You have the right to live and breathe. But you are told that you can breathe only through a straw.”
A Russian man who said he was tortured during a crackdown on LGBT+ people in Chechnya has appealed to Europe’s top rights court, claiming his case was not properly investigated by Russian authorities, his lawyers said on Friday.
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