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LGBT Rights Activist Yelena Grigórieva murdered in St. Petersburg

LGBT Rights Activist Yelena Grigórieva murdered in St. Petersburg

Russian LGBT activist Yelena Grigórieva was found stabbed to death in St. Petersburg Sunday. Her body was discovered on the evening of July 21 near Pulkovskaya Street with multiple knife wounds also showed signs of strangulation. The Moscow Times reports that Grigórieva had recently been featured on a website that encourages people to “hunt down” […]

30 LGBT adults and children detained by police at St Petersburg protest

30 LGBT adults and children detained by police at St Petersburg protest

Russian Police grabbed 30 LGBT activists and at least one child loading them into a bus at Palace Square on August 4th, 2018. The LGBT people were detained for holding ‘individual protests’ in response to the city’s denial of permits for a Pride Parade. Radio Free Europe and Reuters report that city authorities rejected their […]

Russia nationalizing treatment of gender and sexual orientation disorders

Russia nationalizing treatment of gender and sexual orientation disorders

A new unheralded regulation is in the works to medically rehabilitate Russians suffering from gender dysphoria and sexual orientation dysfunction. This  regulation would install one ‘sexologist’ per 250,000 residents, in existing reproductive centers. But there’s strong disagreement amongst advocacy groups over the intended purpose and scope of the regulation. Julia Guseinova with Association of Russian Lawyers for […]

Russian Trans and cisgender woman marry legally

Russian Trans and cisgender woman marry legally

Trans woman Irina Shumilova, (R) hasn’t been able to amend her legal documents so when she married Alyona Fursova (L) they broke no laws. They did however set the author of the ‘gay propaganda’ law head spinning. The couple has used this fact to officially register their relationship, because under the Family Code of Russia […]

The Antithesis of Planet Transgender: The Berlin Wall 25 Years Later Remembered.

The Antithesis of Planet Transgender: The Berlin Wall 25 Years Later Remembered.

“If you’ve grown up free you don’t know what freedom means.” East Berlin escapee who flew over the wall in a balloon. As a solider, I spent many years operating “Hawk,” an air-defense missile system in West Germany. Often the powers, both east and west, would line up miles of tanks thousands of troops and […]