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This Ukrainian Man Is Thought to Be the Country’s First Openly Gay Former Soldier

Viktor Pylypenko, 31, was a respected volunteer fighter in the Ukrainian Army before he came out publicly

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#FollowFriday, June 22: You Should Be Following These 5 Artists, Photographers and Performers

From a closeted artist in India to a Manhattan-based singer-songwriter, here are our #FollowFriday selections for the week

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News
Far-Right Protesters Tried to Stop Pride in Kiev, Ukraine. They Failed.

Police in the Ukraine capital of Kiev arrested 56 members of far-right radical groups after they tried to thwart the LGBT Pride parade there on Sunday

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Pride Guides
This Year’s Kyiv Pride Celebration Is All About LGBTQ Visibility

The theme for this year’s Kyiv Pride celebration is ‘Visibility’ in response to surveys showing that 90% of Ukrainians think LGBTQ people don’t exist

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