How will the World react to Russia’s latest clampdown on the LGBTQ+ community labeling them ‘extremists”

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  The Russian Supreme Court held a four-hour session on Thursday behind closed doors to officially announce another major blow to the LGBTQ+ community.  It was the result of a lawsuit brought by the Ministry of Justice who had decided  ‘the activities of the international L.G.B.T.Q. movement had exhibited “various signs and manifestations of an … Continue reading

Queerguru talks with Agniia Gladanova & Igor Myakotin about their new documentary QUEENDOM

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Agniia Gladanova & Igor Myakotin talk to Queerguru about their new documentary QUEENDOM which is the story of Gena, a queer artist from a small town in Russia, stages radical performances in public that become a new form of art and activism – and put her life in danger.

The interview with Roger Walker-Dack was filmed by Dan Desjardins at Provincetown International Film Festival

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews “How To Save A Dead Friend” about Marusya, 16, who has decided this will be her year to die.

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  How to Save a Dead Friend is Marusya Syroechkovskaya’s compelling documentary about young love for a lost generation in Putin’s grim Russia. Filmed by herself and her partner Kimi over a twelve-year period, we follow the couple as they deal with the severe challenges affecting them and their network of friends which include suicide, … Continue reading

Here I Come : a Russian queer web series that aims to give hope to its beleaguered LGBTQ community

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  It’s not just the Ukrainian people who are suffering under the regime of the war-mongering Putin, but also the LGBTQ+ community in Russia too.  Back in 2013 Putin looking to eliminate the community completely signed the ‘Gay Propaganda’ law which has since increased hostility in a culture that encourages rampant homophobia  Under this vile legislation, … Continue reading

The future is still so frightening and often deadly for Russian and Chechnyan LGBTQ

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  Today President Putin re-affirmed that Russia would never allow same-sex marriages : this coming a few days after another gay couple were brutally beaten by Authorities under the so called Propaganda Law.  The Law was passed  “for the Purpose of Protecting Children from Information Advocating for a Denial of Traditional Family Values”  but the … Continue reading

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