RUSA Movie Screening Night

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Dear friends and allies, we have been following the current political situation too much for now. It is overwhelmed, outrageous, and controversial. Let’s escape for a moment from this political panopticon together, and watch a documentary. A documentary which shows a deep love, suffering, parents mistreatment, and teaches us a simply lesson – don’t give up! It is made in …

NYC Inauguration Protests and Marches

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Dear friends! If you do not have a chance to go to Washington in Inauguration Day or Day after to protest, we invite you to join RUSA in the protests that will take place in NYC: 1) NYC Stand Against Trump: Inauguration Day Rally & March Friday, January 20th 5-11 pm Foley Square, 111 Worth Street, NY, New York https://www.facebook.com/events/1683256988651205/ …

Medical Care, Mental Health, and Legal Services: Mount Sinai

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RUSA invites everybody to join a meeting with Zachary Fried, a social worker at Mount Sinai’s Adolescent Health Center and his team. Our guests would like to discuss with you the services that you can recive at their facility, including legal services for youth. They also would like to bring up the HIV topic as it is very relevant. Please, …

LEGAL CLINIC – II

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Dears! We would like to invite you to join the Second Legal Clinic, organized by friend of RUSA, Sebastian Maguire. Sebastian is the Legislative Director and Counsel for Council City Member Daniel Dromm. Sebastian also is an immigration attorney, working withLGBTIQ asylum cases. He would be able to answer your questions related to theasylum application, asylum procedure, as well as …

Welcoming the Stranger Project

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VERY IMPORTANT!!! Dear friends! RUSA LGBT and CBST are happy to announce the Second cycle of “Welcoming the Stranger” project. The main idea of the project is to provide LGBTIQ asylees from the former Soviet Union with much needed practice in English language conversation. In addition to the formal ESL classes they take, opportunities for conversation are essential to learning …

New Year’s Party

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Dears! RUSA invites you to join our annual New Year’s Party! Let’s get together! We are expecting an entertainment program along with the positive mood, Yuletide’s spirit, and wild dances (as usual). Happy Hours! (50% off regular price) Come and bring friends, loved ones, and significant others! December 16, 2016 at 6.30 pm Address: Ritz Bar&Lounge, 369 West 46th St., New …

Movie Night – The Times of Harvey Milk

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RUSA invites everybody to a movie screening. We would like to show you the Oscars Awarded Documentary about the one of our heroes and LGBTIQ icons – Harvey Milk. The documentary called “The Times of Harvey Milk” by Rob Epstein (1984). Come and bring your friends. РУСА приглашает вас на очередную “Ночь кино”. Мы хотели бы представить вашему вниманию оскараносный …

Legal Clinic: Welcoming Asylum Seekers

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RUSA is opening a monthly legal clinic in cooperation with Sebastian Maguire, Esq. RUSA would like to invite you to join the first Legal Clinic, organized by friend of RUSA, Sebastian Maguire. Sebastian is the Legislative Director and Counsel for Council City Member Daniel Dromm. Sebastian also is an immigration attorney, working with LGBTIQ asylum cases. He would be able …

Get Together: Discussing the Future

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Last Wednesday, November, 16th RUSA held a discussion on possible consequences for immigrants after the elections. We were talking about the health insurance, immigration process, and social actions that we can take as a community. Our guests, Nishan Bhaumik (attorney, Anti-Violence Project) and Sebastian Maguire (attorney, NY City Council), pointed out that despite the rhetoric of the President-elect and his …

Poetry from the Underground

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RUSA would ike to invite you to join the Third Samovar Nights! In this time, we will be travelling to the world of a little bit “indecent”, and “filthy” poetry, unspokenly dedicated to the Queer sexual and erotic fantasies. Take a deep breath, leave at home your judgments, and come to get positively shocked from the discovering the unkowing uderground! …

Gallery Opening: Pleshka-Birobidzhan by Yevgeniy Fiks

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Opening Reception from 6-8pm Saturday, November 5th and on view through November 27th, 2016. Performance: A reading of excerpts from the 1926 Yiddish edition of Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis will be performed by actor Shane Baker on Saturday, November 19th at 6 pm. @Station Independent Projects 138 Eldridge Street, 2F, NYC 10002 www.stationindependent.com info@stationindependent.com The exhibition Pleshka-Birobidzhan engages the relationship …

The State of LGBTQ Immigrant New York

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Here is the invitation to the event related to LGBT asylum/immigrant issues organized by RUSA’s friend and colleague Sebastian Maguire: All are welcome to a community reception to discuss the challenges encountered by New York City’s immigrants, especially those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ). The anti-immigrant and anti-LGBTQ rhetoric emanating from the national stage has put …

Queer Myths and Legends: Making His(Her)story

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On October 19th, RUSA LGBT will hold a “Pop-Talk” session with Lyosha Gorshkov, “Queer Myths and Legends: Making a History”.  Lyosha is a Queer Professor, who has been doing LGBTIQ studies for the last 12 years. Lyosha is intended to share his knowledge about the development and mystification of Queer History. As a community, we often don’t bother ourselves, questioning «Откуда …

Vechera Na Hutore Bliz Dikanki – Discovering Ukraine

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RUSA LGBT will host the first cultural exchange meeting, dedicated to exploring Ukrainian traditions, food, and heritage. Gogol, Shevchenko, Lesya Ukrainka, songs, melody of Ukrainian soul, folk tales, salo, galushki and many many other things! After meeting RUSA invites everybody to have a dinner at Ukrainian East Village Restaurant, located on 140 2nd Ave. in Ukrainian Village. Please, come, and make …

Documentary: ACT UP Fight to Stop AIDS Epidemic

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  Dear friends! RUSA would like to invite you to very special movie screening of “How to Survive a Plague?”, a documentary dedicated to one of the critical issues in the U.S. LGBT history – HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980-1990s, and the most prominent advocacy group “ACT UP”. ACT UP was the first organization pushing the U.S. government to start …

Meeting with African Services Committee

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RUSA LGBT will hold a meeting with Deidre Stradone, the attorney, from African Services Committee. Deidre does asylum cases, particularly for people who are HIV positive and minors! However, African Services Committee works with asylum cases for all. Deidre would be glad to help you out, to advice you or share a relevant information. Deidre will come with her team of …

NYC: HIV / HASA – New Rules, easier access

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NYC, к сведению: новые правила доступа к программе HASA, программа помощи для людей, живущих с HIV (частичная оплата жилья, транспорта, питания, доступ к шелтерам).  Раньше на эту программу могли претендовать люди, с так называемым “симптоматическим” HIV или AIDS, теперь достаточно HIV+ диагноза. Новые правила вступили в силу вчера, 29 августа 2016г. Если вы живете с HIV, имеете низкий доход, уже …

HIV, PrEP and Sexual Health

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RUSA would like to invite you to the meeting with Michael Cruz from ASCNYC (Allied Services Center NYC) on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7 p.m. Michael is going to do a free HIV testing, and make referalls to PrEP fro anyone interested! Also, we will discuss issues related to the sexual health and services that you could receive across …