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August 17, 2005

  • Siberian gays speak out against gay pride in Tyumen
    Representatives of the association of gays in Tyumen (a city in Siberia) expressed their bewilderment concerning reports from Russian information agencies that a gay pride parade has been planned for September 05, 2005.

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August 12, 2004

  • We don’t need gay blood
    few days ago a call for blood donations for the victims was published on a popular website. Gay men “by habit” were counted among high risk group donors, and were asked not to donate blood

May 22, 2004

  • Seven years of gay.ru: Ed Mishin thinks that everything has just begun
    On 20 May in the club "Three monkeys" Gay.ru celebrated their seventh anniversary. The party was a success! The club had perhaps never seen a crowd such as the one that gathered on thursday night. Gay.ru received wishes from Barry Alibasov, Andrei Vul'f, Artemii Trotskii, from the groups "Revolvers" and "Gosti iz budushego", from Aleksandr Abrakhimov, Aleksandr Basil'ev, Andrei Bartenev, Evgeniia Debrinskaia, Aleksandr Moguchii, Vlad Monro, Oleg Kulik, Roman Viktiuk and many more.

May 20, 2004

  • Andrei Vul'f: "In the Duma there is no sex... and no hate"
    Today the deputies of the Russian State Duma rejected the legislative project on the introduction of legal responsibility for the instigation of hate crimes on the basis of sexual orientation. The author of the project, the three times deputy Andrei Vul'f, proposed a sentence of up to five years for hate crimes exclusively on the basis of sexual orientation. No deputy supported the project, and 42 voted against it. Form the seats of the Parliament there were whispers about the fact that perhaps those deputies who rank themselves among the "sexual majority" need to defend themselves from Russian gays and lesbians...

May 19, 2004

  • The Slavist Kevin Moss: "Russian professors are afraid of the word gay"
    The well-known American Slavist Kevin Moss, who has travelled across the whole of Russia at the beginning of the year, gave an open interview to the magazine "Kvir". His visit was partly devoted to establishing relations with his colleagues who work in the field of queer theory. Kevin Moss revealed that Russian academics have very little interest for this topic, and that in most universities a hidden homophobia prevails.

April 22, 2004

  • Bashkortostan MP proposes legitimating homosexual marriages
    Mr. Edward Murzin, Deputy of the Bashkortostan (Kurultai) State Council has proposed legitimating homosexual marriages. According to ROSBALT'S correspondent, the Deputy introduced to the State Kurultai Committee for Labour and Social Matters, Family, Maternity, Childhood and Health the draft project on amendments to the Family Code of the Bashkortostan Republic.

April 15, 2004

  • PRAVDA.RU announcing most homo fearful mass media in the world
    PRAVDA.RU has announced the list of the most homo fearful mass media in the world. This list was recently published on the website of the Shame.Org Company that minors the gay perception throughout the world. The homophobia is rated by way of direct poll on the web by five categories, which are people, countries and territories, companies and mass media.

April 14, 2004

  • Russian Criminal Code Amended
    On 8 December 2003 the age of consent in Russia was raised back to 16 years and severe sanctions for paedophilia were introduced - we publish today the updated provisons of the Russian Criminal Code.

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November 20, 2002 May 14, 2002 April 25, 2002

  • Politics: Deputies Want to Outlaw Gay Sex
    The draft law criminalizing sex between consenting adult males was called a blatant publicity stunt by fellow deputies who do not expect that it would ever become law.

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  • Politics: Deputies Want to Outlaw Gay Sex
    The draft law criminalizing sex between consenting adult males was called a blatant publicity stunt by fellow deputies who do not expect that it would ever become law.

23 April 2002 22 April 2002

  • Politics: Russia Set to Recriminalize Gay Sex
    Five Russian MPs, among them the head of the Russian delegation to the Council of Europe, introduce a draft law that would make sexual intercourse between consenting adult males punishable with 1 to 5 years in jail.

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  • Politics: Belarus: Pride 2001 Bound to Fail Again?
    Concerned individuals claim that Belarus Lambda League acts as a typical agent provocateur and agressively confronts authorities instead of working in the interests of the Belarus gay community.


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