“Everyone’s involved and everyone stays silent”: Igor Kochetkov on Chechnya, LGBT activism and neotraditionalism
This year, brutal repressions against LGBT people continued in Chechnya. Here, the director of the Russian LGBT Network speaks about why this keeps happening.
The future of Russia’s one and only LGBT film festival
New legislation will hit independent and controversial cinema in Russia. The organisers of this LGBT film festival are going to keep on fighting for their right to speak on “forbidden” topics. RU
Charting Russia’s most dangerous cities for LGBT people
Here are the towns where it’s dangerous to be gay in Russia. A culture of silence and a law “against propaganda” are keeping them that way. Русский