29th June 2015
Russian MP wants to block Facebook over rainbow flag pictures 55
10:05 AM — The politician responsible for the 'gay propaganda' law has said Facebook should be blocked in Russia.
24th June 2015
Gay and trans Russians ‘trying to join ISIS’ despite group executing gay people 22
1:17 PM — A gay man and a trans woman are reportedly trying to flee Russia... to head to Syria and join Islamic State.
22nd June 2015
Russian LGBT activist fined for unauthorised pride parade 7
8:52 PM — A Russian LGBT activist has been handed a £235 fine for holding an unsanctioned pride march in Moscow.
15th June 2015
This anti-gay politician wants to censor Game of Thrones for its ‘sexual deviance’ 10
4:27 PM — A notoriously anti-gay Russian politician has suggested popular TV show and book Game of Thrones is "harmful" and should be banned.
10th June 2015
Vladimir Putin: I’ve never made a mistake because God built me to be perfect 38
8:27 PM — Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed he has never made a mistake - because God built him to be "perfect".
4th June 2015
Billboards in Ukraine urge people to use the word ‘gay’ instead of ‘faggot’ 10
12:15 PM — A campaign of billboards in Ukraine hopes to change the way people address LGBT issues, calling for people to "speak properly".
1st June 2015
Architect of Russia’s anti-gay law now wants to ban topless men 17
4:36 PM — The politician behind Russia's 'gay propaganda' law is now trying to put a ban on topless men in public.
30th May 2015
Nick Clegg banned from entering Russia 83
5:46 PM — Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been banned from Russia, a leaked document confirms.
Russian police arrest gay rights activists at Moscow pride rally 24
1:41 PM — Several gay rights activists have been arrested by police after attempting to stage a gay pride rally in Moscow.
28th May 2015
‘Vile homophobe’ Tory councillor goes on anti-gay rant in Moscow 32
9:25 AM — A recording has emerged of a newly-elected Tory councillor going on a vile homophobic rant at an event in Moscow, and bragging about persuading MPs to vote against same-sex marriage.
21st May 2015
Jason Collins: It is wrong for FIFA to allow Russia and Qatar to host World Cups 3
5:05 PM — Retired professional basketball player Jason Collins, has hit out at FIFA for allowing World Cups to be held in Russia and Qatar.
18th May 2015
Russian police detain protesters at IDAHOT flashmob 3
10:50 AM — 17 Russian activists were detained by police for a pro-gay event in Moscow.
15th May 2015
Russia’s policies blamed for growing HIV epidemic 6
3:20 PM — Vladimir Putin's government policies have been blamed for contributing to the spread of HIV in Russia.
12th May 2015
Swedish peacekeepers using ‘gay sailor’ to repel Russian submarines 9
11:17 AM — A peace group are using a neon sign of a dancing sailor to keep Russian submarines out of Swedish waters.
5th May 2015
This woman posted smiling pictures of the homophobes who sent her vile threats 16
8:35 AM — A Russian woman who was sent vile and abusive homophobic messages on social media has shamed those responsible by posting their photos online.
4th May 2015
Gay rights activists allowed to march in Russian May Day parade 19
1:57 PM — Despite a federal anti-gay law, LGBT rights activists and allies were allowed at the weekend to march in a May Day parade in Russia.
1st May 2015
Russian MP thinks Apple’s free U2 album was ‘gay propaganda’ 21
6:54 PM — A Russian politician has claimed that Apple's decision to give iTunes users a free U2 album was a ploy to make people turn gay.
27th April 2015
This is the photo which lost a gay teacher her job in Russia 12
2:05 PM — This is the photo, shared on social media, which lost a lesbian teacher her job in Russia, as her employer was told she was "abnormal" and "unhealthy".
23rd April 2015
Gay Russian teacher loses court appeal to be reinstated after being outed 9
5:40 PM — A Russian teacher who was sacked in December for "immoral" behaviour after being outed by an anti-gay activist, has lost her case in court to be reinstated.
17th April 2015
Watch: You won’t believe what the Russian Army is marching to 6
6:18 PM — Russia is a country that has built itself on a macho reputation - and usually its armed forces are no different...