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пятница, августа 21, 2015 - 17:24

Another court hearing on the case against “Children-404” community in the social network VKontakte was held yesterday. The St. Petersburg City Court has decided to postpone the consideration of the case until October 1, 2015, referring to the fact that pending consideration of the merits of the case (the issue of a community blocking) needs to find out whether journalist Elena Klimova is an interested party in the case.

среда, июля 29, 2015 - 15:07

On July 28, the Magistrates' Court of Nizhny Tagil once again found Yelena Klimova, a journalist and founder of Children-404 Project, guilty of violation of Article 6.21 ("Propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors") and imposed a fine of 50,000 rubles ($840). 

среда, июля 15, 2015 - 17:18

On July 13, Alexander Yermoshkin, a prominent LGBT activist, arrived to New York. In his interview he told us how the show “Special Reporter. Toxic Export” was shot and why he decided to leave Russia.


вторник, мая 19, 2015 - 13:37

On May 17, various events devoted to the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia took place all over the world. In Russia, Rainbow flashmobs and other events took place in 16 cities - in Arkhangelsk, Voronezh, Ekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nakhodka, Novosibirsk, Murmansk, Samara, St. Petersburg, Omsk, Perm, Tolyatti, Tomsk, Tyumen and Khabarovsk. Most rallies took place without serious incidents.

четверг, мая 14, 2015 - 17:36

As we reported earlier, on April 13, unknown people attacked the office of the Murmansk LGBT organization “Maximum”. As a result, two people were injured. On May 13, one of the survivors, LGBT-activists Violetta Grudina, received an order to dismiss criminal complaint. What is important, the decision was made despite the fact that the results of the forensic investigation findings are not ready yet. 

понедельник, апреля 27, 2015 - 17:54

Interregional non-governmental human rights organization “Russian LGBT-Network”, and LGBT-Initiative group “Coming Out” hereby present for consideration this Commentary for the General Comment on the Rights of Adolescents, featuring violations of adolescents’ rights on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity from the end of 2014 till the end of March of 2015.

среда, марта 25, 2015 - 16:58

Today Dzerzhinsky district court of Nizhniy Tagil overturned the decision of the magistrate, which found Elena Klimova guilty of “propaganda of homosexuality” and fined the creator of “Children-404”project 50 000 rubles (approximately 780 euro). 


вторник, марта 24, 2015 - 16:59

On March 21, 2015, the first in the region community center “Volga” for LGBTQI and their friends was opened in Samara. It is a comfortable and welcoming space for meetings, seminars, trainings and other events. It is a place not only for LGBTQI community, but also for everyone, who need a space. 

пятница, марта 6, 2015 - 11:55

On March 5 another one Russian LGBT organization was fined 300 000 rubles for refusing to accept the “foreign agent” label. The Center for social and psychological help and judicial aid for victims of discrimination and homophobia "Maximum" (collective member of the Russian LGBT Network) has been fined for carrying on their activities without registration as a foreign agent. 



пятница, февраля 13, 2015 - 12:15

On February 12, Arkhangelsk regional LGBT organization Rakurs has been fined 300 000 rubles for carrying on their activities without registration as a foreign agent. Rakurs will appeal that decision before a court.