First full march, police outwitted, no arrests Thirty Russian lesbian, gay and bisexual activists foiled the police and FSB security services by holding a 10 minute flashmob Gay Pride march on one of Moscow’s major thoroughfares, Leningradsky Street, this afternoon, Saturday 29 May. Carrying a 20 metre long rainbow flag and placards in Russian and … Moscow Gay Pride march success
Exclusive 6 minutes video of Moscow Pride film director Vladimir Ivanov about the preparations and the action of fifth Moscow Pride on Saturday 29 May 2010. Vladimir Ivanov is the film director of “Moskva. Pride ’06” documentary which was selected for Berlin Film Festival in 2007.
EU, UK and US fail to condemn ban Russian gays will defy courts and mayor Activists gather in secret Moscow location “In a shameless display of feeble deference to the Mayor of Moscow, a court in the Russian capital today upheld Mayor Luzhkov’s ban of the fifth attempted Moscow Gay Pride parade. The judge acted … Moscow court upholds Gay Pride ban
Press Secretary’s Alleged Assault on Gay Russian Journalist The Metropolitan Police in London are investigating a complaint of alleged assault on Russian gay activist and journalist, Nikolai Alekseev, by a member of the Mayor of Moscow’s staff. The incident happened following the press conference given by the mayors of London, Berlin, Paris, Moscow and Beijing … Moscow Mayor – Met Police inquiry
Background briefing by Nikolai Alekseev, Organiser of Moscow Gay Pride “Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov routinely breaches Russia’s constitution and laws, and the European Convention, by depriving gay people of their right to freedom of expression and freedom of assembly. “The real reason behind the ban of the first ever Moscow Gay Pride, held in May … Briefing: Moscow Gay Pride
Russian gay leader threatened: “we will get you” Yuri Luzhkov bans Moscow Gay Pride, due 27 May Gays denounced as “satanic,” “unnatural” and “deviations” Russian gay leader Nikolai Alekseev expressed “delight” at the “massive coverage in the Russian media” of Wednesday’s London protest against Moscow’s notoriously homophobic mayor, Yuri Luzhkov. Mr Alekseev joined the protest, … Moscow Mayor protest gets big Russian coverage
[flickr_set id=”72157594562459124″] London, 28 February 2007 – Protest against homophobic Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov who was in London to meet the mayors of London, Paris and Berlin. Luzhkov has banned Moscow Pride and denounced gay people as ‘satanic’. © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news stories and articles about … Moscow Mayor Luzhkov Protest
Russian gay leader will join London demo Yuri Luzhkov bans Moscow Gay Pride Gays are “satanic,” “unnatural” and “deviations” The Mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, will face gay rights protesters, headed by Peter Tatchell of OutRage! and Russian gay leader Nikolai Alekseev, when he meets London Mayor, Ken Livingstone, at City Hall, London, tomorrow, Wednesday, … Moscow Mayor protest, City Hall, London
[flickr_set id=”72057594118033084″] Moscow Pride Demo March 2006, Russian Embassy, London © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news stories and articles about OutRage!, the lesbian and gay human rights group, with credit to the group and photographer. For all other uses, please inquire. Photos: Brett Lock, OutRage!