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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been urged by LGBTI advocates to take stronger action to stop the horrific violence against LGBTI people in Chechnya. Russian media and human rights groups say at least 100 men have been detained and violently tortured because of their homosexuality in secret prisons in Chechnya, with several men reportedly dead. …

More than a dozen Russian LGBTI activists have been arrested while protesting against the reported abduction and torture of gay men in the Russian region of Chechnya. Russian media and human rights groups say at least 100 men have been detained and violently tortured because of their homosexuality in several secret prisons in Chechnya. A …

The men and women who protested at the very first Mardi Gras march in Sydney will come together to protest treatment of gay men in the Russian region of Chechnya. In June 1978, the “78ers” marched through Darlinghurst to call for LGBTI equality, but they were assaulted by police, arrested and outed in the media. …

London Chechnya Chechen Gay Men

Hundreds of LGBTI people and allies rallied outside the Russian embassy in London on Wednesday evening to protest horrific reports of violence against gay Chechens. The protest comes following reports in Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta and by human rights groups that claim at least 100 men have been detained and violently tortured “in connection with …

Vladimir Putin Gay Russia Bans Make Up

A photoshopped picture depicting Vladimir Putin in makeup has been banned in Russia because it “suggests he is gay”. The Guardian reported the picture of Putin with his “eyes and lips made up” has been added to the Russian justice ministry’s 4,074-strong list of banned “extremist” materials. Entry 4,071 states that the poster, depicting Putin …

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