Queer Purges in Chechnya: a New Round and Vigil in NYC, Sunday, January 20, 2019

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The new round of LGBTIQ purges takes place in Chechnya. The Novaya Gazeta reports that at least 2 people killed while some guys escaped Chechnya have reported that it might be about 20 people killed in torture. https://meduza.io/en/feature/2019/01/14/new-details-emerge-about-what-one-source-calls-an-anti-lgbtq-genocide  The Chechen government continues persecuting LGBTIQ individuals justifying it with “religion”. Meanwhile, the Russian government is silent, covering up these atrocities. Let’s …

“Proud Ukraine” and RUSA LGBT Hold a Meeting “LGBT Parents Movement in Post-Soviet Space”

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On January 30th, 2019 the LGBT group Proud Ukraine, in collaboration with RUSA LGBT and Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, invites you to take part in a discussion about the role of parents of LGBT children and defending rights of LGBT people in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Our guest is Olena Globa, head of the Board and a …