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Are These Communist Propaganda Posters or a Gay Couple’s Vacation Pics?

These homoerotic Chinese-Soviet propaganda posters look more like a gay couple’s vacation pics

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Putin Signs Constitutional Amendment Banning Same-Sex Marriage in Russia

On Monday, April 5, 2021, Vladimir Putin formally banned same-sex marriage in Russia by signing a constitutional amendment. It has been reported that nearly 78% of Russians voted on the marriage equality ban. This troubling news can be traced back to the summer of 2020, when the country voted on[…]

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Chechnya’s Horrific ‘Gay Purge’: A 4-Year Timeline of Abduction, Torture and Murder

April 1, 2021, marks four years since the world at large was first made aware of Chechnya’s gay purge — atrocities committed against LGBTQ people within the Russian republic’s borders, a horrific, ongoing stratagem of abduction, detainment, torture and murder. Gradually rebuked by Western governments over the years as first-hand[…]

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‘Gay Purge’ in Chechnya Rages On Despite EU Sanctions

As we approach four years since the world began watching atrocities against LGBTQ people unfold in Chechnya, the “gay purge” taking place in the Russian republic rages on. This is despite efforts from the West acknowledging what is taking place and taking action — efforts which seem to have done[…]

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