Tag Archives: Moscow pride

Pro-Democracy Russian Movement Homophobic Rejection of LGBT Protestors

“He was then taken away by the police out of the demonstration and told he will not be allowed to use the rainbow flag in the protest any further.”  30 December 2011 | By Guest Dan Littauer LGBT political activists in Russia are reporting abuse  at Pro-Democracy rallies across the country through  gay protestors being […]

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Bringing Anna Komarova to Life: The Andy Thayer Video Interview

06/06/2011, by Melanie Nathan, “Birth of a Transgender Movement in Russia” is how U.S.  LGBTI activist Andy Thayer entitles his Video including an interview with Anna Komarova who was brutally beaten when arrested by Moscow police at the banned gay pride event in Moscow.   Thayer was one of the three international activists arrested together with […]

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Moscow Pride: Police Attack Genderqueer Activist Anna Komarova – First Interview

05/30/2011, Melanie Nathan,  4.03 PM (PST) Moscow: One of the most courageous voices of GayRussia, a group that organizes direct LGBTQI action, is Anna Komarova.   Anna, a genderqueer activist was one of the eighteen LGBTQI rights protesters arrested, as they tried to stage the banned Moscow Gay Pride parade on Saturday.  All were roughly manhandled […]

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An Act of Political Accomplishment or Mere Music –

From the International Summer School’s 2009 International Cultural Evening. Music composed and performed by Alex Molchanov (Russia) who celebrates being able to come out since his great-grandfather – Tchaikovsky could not.

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