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воскресенье, сентября 4, 2016 - 17:18

“Monitoring report of discrimination and violence based on SOGI in Russia in 2015” conducted in 9 cites all across the country, monitored 284 cases of violence and discrimination. The report shows that the main problems the Russian LGBT community faced in 2015 were physical violence, violation of labor rights, interference with the right to freedom of assembly and freedom of expression, domestic violence and violation of parental rights.

среда, августа 10, 2016 - 12:35

Zheleznodorozhny district court of Novosibirsk declared that the refusal to employ homosexual woman on the ground of her sexual orientation to be illegal, and ruled to recover compensation for moral damages. 

 

понедельник, июля 18, 2016 - 11:30

Despite all the difficulties and received threats, the queer festival “Chernomorye-2016” have been successfully held in Krasnodar Krai on July 9 and 10. More than 40 people from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Voronezh, Rostov-on-Don, Anapa and various cities of Krasnodar Krai participated in the festival.

пятница, июля 15, 2016 - 13:43

On July 7, 2016 LGBT activist Violetta Grudina from Murmansk filed a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights. In her complaint, Grudina indicates that the authorities did not conduct a thorough and timely investigation of a homophobic attack on the community center with two people inside it. The complaint also states that the authorities ignored substantial evidences pointing to the fact that it was a hate crime. 

воскресенье, июля 10, 2016 - 00:00

Two initiative groups became the collective members of the Russian LGBT Network recently – “Human – to Human” and "Queer-Peace". The initiative group “Human – to Human” emerged three years ago as a group of psychological support for transgender and gender non-conforming people. The initiative group "Queer-Peace” was created in August 2015 to support representatives of the LGBTIQ community with disabilities.

вторник, мая 31, 2016 - 12:52

Presentation of the report on human rights violations and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in Russia took place in Moscow on May 24. The report is based on the data of the monitoring program implemented by the Russian LGBT Network in nine regions of the country. In 2015, only Russian LGBT Network registered 284 cases of violence and discrimination.

вторник, мая 24, 2016 - 12:20

To sum up results of the 2nd LGBT festival «Siberian Athens», the Russian LGBT Sport Federation exposes the growing pressure on LGBT community and their problems to enjoy their right to do sport in 2016. It is already a second case in less than six months where venues have disrupted LGBT sport events. Last time the Russian LGBT Sport Federation faced such a significant administrative pressure during the Russian Open Games (Moscow, 2014).

среда, апреля 13, 2016 - 14:56

Today Central District Court of Barnaul has issued the decision regarding Elena Klimova and “Children-404” project. The court rejected to consider the group “Vkontakte" case. Probably, because there is already the decision that this group is to be blocked. However, according to the today’s decision, the website of the project “Children-404” should be blocked.

вторник, апреля 5, 2016 - 11:33

On March 31, the judge of the Leninsky district court of Murmansk Olga Lobanova upheld the decision of the Magistrates court regarding the head of the LGBT initiative group “Maximum” Sergey Alekseenko. It means that Alexeenko has to pay fine of 100 000 rubles (approximately 1 300 Euro) for the violation of the “propaganda law”. 

понедельник, апреля 4, 2016 - 11:42

More than a year, transgender woman Alice fights for the righto see her son. Her ex-wife claims that Alice’s transgenderness negatively affects the child despite the fact that she herself had stayed with Alice 4 years after the correctional surgery. However, Alice do not give up hope to participate in her child’s upbringing. 

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