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Queer Festival of Russia: Celebrating Our Identities

Travel
QueerFest, one of the largest public LGBT events in Russia, celebrates its sixth year of increasing pressures on civil society and the LGBT community. ...
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Russian Filmmakers Plan LGBT Themed Movie

International
“The government is trying to erase us,” said Zbanke, from Russia in an interview via Skype. ...
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Russia: Drinking, Gambling More Accepted Than Homosexuality

Top News International
In Russia, homosexuality tops the list of unacceptable behaviors even in comparison to other controversial issues, such as abortion and alcohol consumption. In fact, extramarital affairs (69 percent unacceptable) and gambling (62 percent) are the only other issues tested that are frowned upon by a majority of the Russian people. ...
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AT&T on Olympics: ‘This was a Pretty Easy Call’

Top News International
AT&T said it was responding to a request from the Human Rights Campaign, which urged International Olympic Committee sponsors to stand up for LGBT equality. ...
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America the Multilingual: Want a Coke?

Top News National
The ad features different Americans with various backgrounds and family structures singing America the Beautiful in English, Spanish, Tagalog, Mandarin, Hindi, Hebrew, Keres, Senegalese-French, and Arabic. ...
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Lush Cosmetics Soaks Sochi in Love with New Campaign

Top News National
Activist Peter Tatchell thinks Lush contrasts with the corporate sponsors of the 2014 Olympics like Coca Cola, McDonalds and Visa because Lush isn’t afraid to speak out. ...
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Pole Vault Legend: While in Russia, Follow Our Rules

Top News International
Maybe we are different from European people and other people from different lands," Isinbayeva said. "We have our home and everyone has to respect [it]. When we arrive to different countries, we try to follow their rules." ...
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Gay Rights Group Spray Paints United Russia Headquarters in Moscow

Gay Rights Group Spray Paints United Russia Headquarters in Moscow
The words “We cannot be banned” were spray painted on the United Russia party headquarters in Moscow on Sunday evening, according to The Moscow Times. According to the newspaper: The activists also painted ...
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