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четверг, февраля 27, 2014 - 21:48

The round table "Principles of the open dialogue regarding social and legal situation of LGBT people in Russia" took place on February 27 at the Sakharov's center in Moscow. For the first time ever LGBT activists, representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church, politicians and other public figures met to discuss the problems of LGBT community in Russia. The event was initiated by the Russian LGBT Network.

пятница, февраля 21, 2014 - 11:34

Today Elena Klimova was acquitted by the Dzerzhinskii district court of Nizhni Tagil. Elena stated that she is “very happy about that, and grateful to Maria [Kozlovskaya, her lawyer] for her work. Its so good that sometimes common sense wins.”

суббота, февраля 8, 2014 - 17:05

Yesterday, on February 7th, LGBT activists were detained in Moscow and St. Petersburg. As it was known before, 4 human rights activists were arrested in St. Petersburg (the hearings are scheduled for today). Another 9 people were detained in Moscow later on for an attempt to sing the Russian anthem under the rainbow flags at the Red Square. Two volunteers of the Russian LGBT Network were among them. The detained activists were held in a cage, beaten and humiliated.

четверг, февраля 6, 2014 - 13:52

Yesterday, February 5th, the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) released the Concluding observations on the implementation by the Russian Federation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Committee agreed that there are violations of rights of children based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

четверг, февраля 6, 2014 - 12:10

In the anticipation of the Olympic Games opening ceremony an interregional non-governmental human rights organization The Russian LGBT Network attempts to launch civilized dialog regarding social and legal situation of LGBT in Russia. Public authorities, representatives of the NGOs and religious associations and Mass Media are invited to take part in the round table taking place in Moscow, February 27.

вторник, февраля 4, 2014 - 22:38

All the revenues recieved from the selling of the Collection will be directed to the Russian LGBT Community to support the survivors of homophobic and transophobic hate crimes and LGBT activists suffered because of their activities.

понедельник, февраля 3, 2014 - 20:05

The Winter Olympic Games will open is Sochi in less than five days. We invite you to speak up in support of equality and respect of human dignity for LGBTI people in Russia and post our special Olympic Equality avatar as your profile picture on Facebook and Twitter.

среда, декабря 25, 2013 - 11:33

Further developments might emerge in the criminal case of a shooting attack that took place in a La Sky community center early November this year.

вторник, декабря 17, 2013 - 18:59

The 17th of December is the Memorial Day of Gay and Lesbian Victims of Political Repression. Eighty years ago, the USSR adopted the law criminalizing free-will homosexual relations between full-aged individuals.

понедельник, декабря 2, 2013 - 14:03

Russian LGBT organizations called on the International Olympic Committee to obtain clarity from the Russian authorities about the implications of the national ‘anti-propaganda’ legislation.