Tag Archive | Vitaly Milonov

Russia: LGBT Activists stage covert rainbow protest during World Cup

Russia: LGBT Activists stage covert rainbow protest during World Cup

(Reuters) – Activists from several countries strolled around Red Square and elsewhere in Moscow during the World Cup, wearing their national teams’ soccer jerseys to form a rainbow flag, in an effort to champion gay rights. The activists from Spain, Holland, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Colombia, whose soccer jerseys make up the colours of the […]

Russia: First LGBT Marriage Has Happened Through Loophole

Russia: First LGBT Marriage Has Happened Through Loophole

Two brides have managed to find a loophole in Russian law that has allowed them to be the first LGBT legally registered married couple. As both turned up at the St Petersburg registry office in white wedding dresses last Friday, one of the couple, Irina, revealed

Russia: St Petersburg – Gas Attack on LGBT “QueerFest”

Russia: St Petersburg – Gas Attack on LGBT “QueerFest”

QueerFest, the annual LGBT festival held in St Petersburg, and scheduled from 18 – 28th September this year, has had to cancel many of its events, due to gas attacks, threats to participants, and venues cancelling just before an event was to take place. This was the situation on Thursday last when the opening event, […]

Russian Politician Slams Homosexuality, Stephen Fry and UK Government

Russian Politician Slams Homosexuality, Stephen Fry and UK Government

The Russian anti-gay controversies took a personal turn for the worst when Vitaly Milonov, one of the politicians responsible for introducing Russia’s ‘homosexual propaganda’ law, recently called Stephen Fry “sick” during an interview on British radio. Milonov was asked on BBC Radio 5 Live (which can be heard here) if he was “fighting a war against […]