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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