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 …