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While promoting a new HBO documentary that details the hardships gay men and women face in Russia, Cher took to Twitter Tuesday to show solidarity with Russia's LGBT community, specifically those who have been kidnapped and tortured.
An anti-gay Russian lawmaker is taking issue with the new commemorative stamps that honor seminal gay artist Tom of Finland, calling the stamps gay "propaganda."
Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan have overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to pass a bill that bans all "gay propaganda," after the U.S. condemned the Central Asian country for considering the measure.
Russian police detained at least seven LGBT activists Sunday during a National Coming Out rally in Moscow.
Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan are close to passing a measure that mirrors Russia's infamous and controversial anti-gay "propaganda" law.
After spending nearly two years in a Russian prison for their charge of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred," Pussy Riot members Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova went on to create Mediazona.
Sixteen people were hospitalized Thursday after a group allegedly stormed an LGBT festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.
A member of the early 2000s Russian pop duo, t.A.T.U, went on Russian TV this week and said she would condemn her son if he grows up to be gay, reportedly saying "a man has no right to be a fag."
A politician from Kazakhstan claims that "blood tests for degeneratism" can weed out gays, and that homosexuality should be made illegal.
A Russian woman was found dead in her car Sept. 7 in St. Petersburg with her throat cut in an apparent murder.