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Lucy Shtein Masha Alyokhina pussy riot

Partners and Pussy Riot activists Lucy Shtein and Masha Alyokhina have both escaped Russia. Lucy Shtein fled to Lithuania on March 31 and Masha Alyokhina followed about a month later. They evaded Russian police by dressing in large bright green delivery suits. Pussy Riot first came to world attention in 2012. Masha Alyokhina and four …

firebird movie russia gay love story

Cold War-set gay love story Firebird, following a real-life affair between a Soviet soldier and a fighter pilot, is opening in Australian cinemas this month. The film is based on a true story, and is being marketed as Vladimir Putin’s “least favourite movie” ahead of its Australian release on May 17. Sergey (Tom Prior) is …

I'm not Gay Vitaly Milonov

Reality TV show I’m Not Gay, hosted by Vitaly Milonov, the politician behind Russia’s ‘anti-gay propaganda’ laws, intends to denigrate gays. But the show actually tends to reinforce stereotypes about homophobes. You know. Like that they’re all secretly gagging for dick. Scroll down for the homoerotic opening credits. I’m Not Gay features eight male contestants, …

putin book-burning

Like all murderous tyrants, Vladimir Putin excels at bullshit. However, his latest foray into alternative reality builds on a base built by the west’s own great liars — the culture warriors who regard every step towards increased human rights as retrograde. These troglodytes relentlessly blame the LGBTIQ+ communities for cancel culture and book-burning. However, historically …

Elya Shchemur

Ukraine Pride organisations and members are mourning activist Elya Shchemur, killed during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Elya Shchemur, known to friends as Elvira, studied law before the Russian invasion. She was also a prominent member of the local Pride organisation in Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv. At the beginning of the Russian invasion, she volunteered …

brittney griner basketballer wnba mugshot russia arrest

US basketballer Brittney Griner’s worrying detention in Russia has been extended for another two months, according to Russian state media. Custom officials arrested the two-time Olympic gold medalist and WNBA champion at an airport near Moscow on February 17, according to the US government. Russian authorities accused Griner, who is a lesbian, of having a …

brittney griner basketballer russia

Experts and politicians have grave fears for the safety of American lesbian basketballer Brittney Griner, after her arrest in Russia a month ago. Custom officials arrested the American WNBA star at an airport near Moscow on or around February 17, according to the US government. Russian authorities accused the two-time Olympic gold medalist of having …

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A gay bar in Northern Ireland named Kremlin says it plans to keep its name, as a “middle finger” to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The nightclub, located in capital city Belfast, opened in 1999. For over 20 years the popular venue has featured a tongue-in-cheek Soviet theme. The venue features a “red square” dance area, …

Brittney Griner Smollett Saudi killings Ukraine sas

In today’s news, concern for Brittney Griner, detained in Russia while Jussie Smollett finally heads to prison. Plus, accusations Australia’s elite SAS is just a mob of bitchy gossips. Also, the latest Saudi killings — the Islamic regime executed 81 men yesterday. The Real Housewives of SAS The defamation trial launched by VC winner Ben …

Brittney Griner

Russian news sites report the arrest of WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic champion Brittney Griner. Reports say the out lesbian faces 5 to 10 years in a Russian prison. Russia’s Interfax news agency reports the arrest occurred in February after Brittney Griner arrived in Moscow on a flight from New York. A teammate tweeted that …

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