So long, Gilbert!

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R.I.P., Gilbert Baker, the father of Rainbow Flag!   Gilbert Baker, the San-Francisco-based artist who created the rainbow flag as a symbol for the gay community, has died aged 65, US media report.  

Brighton Beach Pride Committee Meeting

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Dear friends! Time has come! Let’s meet and discuss details of the Brighton Beach Pride! We would like to invite each and everyone to become a part of this historical (I must say, epic) step forward! Let’s liberate ourselves! # MAKE BRIGHTON TOLERANT! March 22, 2017 6.30 pm 130 West 30th Street, New York – CBST (Congregation Beit Simchat Torah) …


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RUSA LGBT is continuing its series of the Drag Queen Pin-2017 Contest! We had a lot of fun and enjoyment on March 7, 2017 (Thanks to Clara Zetkin:)) You still have a chance to become a Drag Star! The next event is on April 25 at Therapy!!  


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DEARS!!!! RUSA LGBT is announcing the Pre-Pride series of events. We are going to kick off the Pride Awareness project on February 14th, at 6.30 pm at Therapy. The event is dedicated to St. Valentine’s Day and will be presented as the first stage of the “Drag Queen Pin-2017” Contest!! If you feel that your DRAG personality is coming out …

Meet Our NYC Pride Guests – 2016!

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Anna Leonova, Gay Alliance Ukraine Anna is an Executive Director of Gay Alliance Ukraine and the Chair of OdessaPride-2016 Organizing Committee. Gay-Alliance Ukraine is a partner of RUSA LGBT since 2014. Gay Alliance Ukraine works to develop LGBT movement in Ukraine, to provide information through education and advocacy, and to offer online and printed resources for the LGBTQ community in Ukraine …

Pride-2016, RUSA LGBT, NYC

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(In English below) Дорогие друзья! Прайд – 26 июня! Присоединяйтесь и приглашайте своих друзей! Что нужно сделать, чтобы присоединиться к группе RUSA LGBT на Pride в Нью-Йорке? Нужно прийти в нужное время в нужное место :) Подробности о построении будут ближе к Прайду. Мы приглашаем всех, жителей и гостей Нью-Йорка, любой человек может присоединиться. Никакая специальная регистрация не нужна. Всем …

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules For Nationwide Marriage Equality

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Supreme Court Rules For Nationwide Marriage Equality! We celebrate today. It’s a historic day. Congratulations! This is a day of joy and victory! LGBT people are singing the national anthem of the United States of America outside of the Supreme Court with tears in their eyes… This is our day, but our fight is far from over! LGbT asylum seekers …

What Is It About Pride, Russia, and Ukraine?

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Panel Discussion What Is It About Pride, Russia, and Ukraine? Open to the public. (In English) The panel is organized by RUSA LGBT and sponsored by CBST’s Global LGBTQ Concerns Initiative. When: June 29, 2015, Monday. 6:30PM Address: Congregation Beit Simchat Torah 57 Bethune St, New York, NY 10014 Moderator: Masha Gessen Masha Gessen is a writer, a Russian-American journalist …

Meet our NYC Pride guests!

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Mariya Kozlovskaya, Russian LGBT-Network. Mariya is a senior lawyer of Russian LGBT-Network. Mariya defends LGBT activists who were arrested during pro-LGBT rallies in Russia and serves our community by representing interests of victims of anti-gay hate crimes. Russian LGBT-Network is an interregional, non-governmental human rights organization that promotes equal rights and respect for human dignity, regardless of sexual orientation and …

International Activists at NYC Pride

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This year we are trying to do something we have never done before! We are bringing international activists to NYC Pride. And we are asking for your help! We think it’s very important to establish friendships across borders, break stereotypes, collaborate on advancing human rights worldwide and celebrate together! We are trying to bring 7 courageous LGBT activists, 4 from …