LGBT in Homophobic Russia

During LGBT Pride Month here in the United States let’s take a look at how LGBT are treated in some of the most homophobic societies in the world.

First is Russia, where in Chechnya the government is conducting a “Gay Purge”.  They adamantly claim there are no homosexuals in the republic.

If you’d like to learn more, please see some of my prior posts:
Russian Newspaper Reports 26 Gay Men Have Been Murdered via Queerty.com

Amnesty International: Gay Chechens Urgently Need Protection via Time.com

From Human Rights Watch Russia: Gay Men Beaten on Camera

Published on Feb 3, 2014
(Moscow, February 4, 2014) — The Russian authorities need to address a deteriorating situation of widespread and concerted abuse against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and activists.
http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/02/03/ru…

What Russians Think

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