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Biggest ever LGBT public demonstration in Russia for IDAHOT


From organisers Coming Out St Petersburg: See original post HERE             Over 350 people celebrated IDAHO today in the center of St. Petersburg on Marsovo Pole, this event becoming the largest LGBT rally as of today in Russia. Representatives of “Coming Out”, the Russian LGBT Network, Side by Side LGBT festival, the Youth Human Rights Group, and the Center …

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IDAHOT Events 2015: Rainbow Flashmobs, Free hugs and more in Russia

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Despite the current situation, many cities in Russia have seen IDAHOT commemorations organized by most regional branches and collective members of the Russian LGBT Network. The biggest celebration yet took place in St. Petersburg with over 350 participants. In Russia, Rainbow flashmobs and other events took place in 16 cities – in Arkhangelsk, Voronezh, Ekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nakhodka, Novosibirsk, Murmansk, Samara, …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Russian Federation

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Russian Federation Russian LGBT activists and allies in 16 cities took action for the IDAHOT 2014 despite considerable social and legal pressure, attacks and threats from opponents. 15 people were detained on May 17, all of whom are now released (June 4, 2014). Two actions were targeted by neo-nazi groups. No serious injuries occurred this year and local groups underscored …

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Leading Russian LGBT Groups Launch Online Campaign ahead of Sochi Olympics


Russian LGBT organizations: ‘Russian LGBT Network’, ‘Coming Out’, Side by Side Film Festival, Russian LGBT Sport Federation, ‘Rakurs, and ‘Out Loud’ project invite you to speak up in support of equality and respect of human dignity for LGBTI people in Russia and post the special Olympic Equality avatar as your profile picture on Facebook and Twitter.

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