Putin signs draconian anti-gay law
Posted in Russia & FSU

Putin Signs Draconian Anti-Gay Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law yesterday one of the most draconian anti-gay laws on the planet. The new law, coming only seven months before Russia is to host…

Homophobia and HIV in Ukraine
Posted in Gay Ukraine

Homophobia and HIV in Odessa and Ukraine

We are introducing a Life+ project that targets GMT individuals living with HIV and provides them with psychosocial counseling, group support, and “patient navigation” at the local AIDS Center. Patient…

velariya lutkovska
Posted in Kyiv Gay Life

Ukraine Ombudsman Calls for LGBT Hate Crime Laws

The Ukrainian Parliament’s Commissioner for Human Rights has called for LGBT status to be added to the country’s hate crime laws and for an end to attempts to ban so-called…

ukraine gay boys in hot porn action
Posted in Gay Ukraine

Ukraine: Investigate Violence Against LGBT Activists

The Ukrainian authorities should investigate violence and threats against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) rights activists in connection with the Equality March in Kiev on May 25, 2013. “Kiev’s…

pride kyiv 2013
Posted in Kyiv Pride

Ukrainian LGBT Community Hold Gay Pride in Kiyv

Despite a ban by a local court, about 30 most active representatives of the wide range of sexual minorities hold the first ever Equality March (Ukrainian Gay Pride) demonstration from…

Amnesty International Urging Ukraine to Combat Discrimination
Posted in Anti-Gay Law

Amnesty International Urging Ukraine to Combat Discrimination

Amnesty International has called on the Ukrainian authorities to adopt legislation to combat discrimination against sexual minorities and to ensure the adequate police protection of the gay pride parade in…

national lgbt portal of ukraine g-ua.com
Posted in Gay Media

National LGBT Portal G-UA.COM Launched in Ukraine

This month sees the launch of the National LGBT Portal for Ukraine, giving the former Soviet country an online hub for local LGBT community events, gay sex information and a…

ukraine lgbt activists leaded by volodymyr kiriiazi
Posted in LGBT Europe

Ukraine: EU Should Raise LGBT Rights at Summit

The European Union should urge the Ukrainian government at the upcoming EU-Ukraine summit to end abuses against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Ukraine, Human Rights Watch and…