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Russian Gay, Gay Russians, Russians

Short-Term Freedom of Homosexuals in Russia

Afanasy Shaur, a member of the Russian Baltic Fleet, organized an extraordinary gay wedding in Petrograd in January 1921. Guests included 95 army soldiers, including retired soldiers and a woman in a man’s costume. There have been no such activities in the city yet. Shaur went out of his way …

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Russian Transgenders

Two Transsexuals Married in Russia

Russian marriage in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, the marriage of two transsexuals in the official marriage was learned. According to the KazanFirst website, authorities marry the official marriage of two transsexuals in a marriage office in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan. Sputnik reported on the KazanFirst …

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LGBT News

In post-revolutionary Ukraine, homophobia and oppression deepen

It wasn’t supposed to begin like this. But exactly 14 months to the day after the Euromaidan protests, the Ukraine, unburdened by the heavy-handed influence of Russia, has seen a rise in homophobia and a willingness by the country’s relatively liberal gay community to squash equally revolutionary tactics for wider …

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LGBT News

Russia to introduce harsher rules to crack down on LGBT films

Russia is set to introduce new rules for film screenings which could impact the showing of LGBT movies. The new rules for obtaining exhibition licenses impose harsh new regulations, making it harder for exhibitors to obtain licenses, reports PinkNews. Under the new rules films that ” defile the national culture …

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