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LGBT+ group sues Ukraine religious figure

LGBT+ group sues Ukraine religious figure

A Ukrainian LGBT+ group said on Monday it has sued one of the country’s most prominent religious figures, over comments blaming the spread of the coronavirus on same-sex marriage, in what the group said was the first such case in ex-Soviet nation. Kiev-based group, Insight, said it took legal action against Patriarch Filaret, who heads […]

Homeless LGBT Ukrainians find shelter in Kiev

Homeless LGBT Ukrainians find shelter in Kiev

Staring at the Berlin Wall mural of Soviet President, Leonid Brezhnev, kissing East German leader, Erich Honecker, on the mouth, Yevhenii Kalashnyk knew it was time to come out as gay. The 20-year-old Ukrainian kissed a friend in front of the graffiti painting in September, and posted the photo on Instagram. The decision changed his […]