Russia Gay Laws

Ikea Airbrushes Lesbians From Its Russian Magazine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

Ikea has removed an article featuring a lesbian couple from the Russian version of its magazine in fear at the country's anti-gay laws. The story o...

Russia's Ban On 'Homosexual Propaganda'

Sonia Zhuravlyova | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sonia Zhuravlyova

The fight against homophobia is a global one. Russia, which, twenty years ago took one step forward by decriminalising homosexuality, recently took two leaps back. A law has been passed in eight major cities, including St Petersburg, that bans "public action aimed at propagandising sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism, and transgenderism among minors".

Sealed With A Kiss: Gay Equality Campaign In Russia Shows Couples Kissing On Postcards

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 08.10.2012 | Home

When a law was recently passed in Russia to prevent displays of public affection between LBTQI couples across eight major cities, one website decided ...