Thousands of Ukrainian riot police swarmed Kiev Pride & arrested dozens
Just three years ago, the Kiev Pride parade was called off when right-wing activists attacked the 300 participants with smoke grenades and injured more than a dozen.
More than a dozen injured after assailants attack gay pride rally in Kiev
… June 6, 2015.
Vladimir Donsov, APPolicemen detain an opponent of a gay rights march, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, June 6, 2015.
KIEV, Ukraine — At least 25 people were detained and …
Neo-Nazis swarm gay bar in violent rampage
… This RuPaul’s Drag Race queen broke her hand punching a Nazi
HvLv bar in Kiev was swarmed by the Nazis who shouted “white power” and “death to the faggots …
6 Pride events that went on in the face of violent threats
… to continuing to fight for what’s right in the face of anger and bigotry.
Kiev Pride 2017
AP Photo/Sergei ChuzavkovAnti-LGBT protesters burn an LGBT flag at the …
Thugs attack LGBTQ activists & police, burn rainbow flag in Ukraine
… detained and more than a dozen injured when attackers descended on a pride rally in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.
While laws have loosened to some extent in recent years …
Court cancels Ukraine's first-ever gay pride event
KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian court on Thursday banned what would have been Ukraine’s first-ever gay pride demonstration, upholding a suit by city authorities, who argued the rally would …
Religious leader who called coronavirus "God's punishment for gays" hospitalized with COVID
… on same-sex marriage
“We inform that during planned testing, His Holiness Patriarch Filaret of Kiev and All Rus-Ukraine tested positive for COVID-19,” the church said in a …
A religious leader blamed coronavirus on the gays. Now an LGBTQ org is suing him.
… want them to be more responsible the next time,” Shevchenko said.
It’s unlikely the church will cave in so easily. In a statement, the Orthodox Church of the Kiev
Vladimir Putin’s is dehumanizing Ukraine to Make Russia Great Again
… Press Briefing by Permanent Representative Vassily Nebenzia on the situation in the town of Bucha (Kiev Region) and related matters” [4 April 2022] “From the very beginning it has been …
Chemsex parties are causing HIV infection rates to skyrocket in European 'gay destinations'
… UK thing,” Ignacio Labayen de Inza told Reuters. “It’s in Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Rome, Kiev, Moscow, Helsinki — and in many of what people call ‘gay destinations’, like Ibiza, Torremolinos …
Pence opens campaign rally with 'rabbi' who skips shooting victims to pray for Republican candidates
… to those murdered for their faith https://t.co/Mq5ZfZJYYJ
— Talia B Lavin (@chick_in_kiev) October 30, 2018
Pence’s office was quick to say that he did not …
This lesbian fled Russia in a boat & sailed across the ocean to be with her love
… her live her life, but not before having checked on her one last time in Kiev.
“She lured us into one of the train stations in Kiev, I had no …
Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest with romantic ballad
… Moscow-Kiev split is a headache for Eurovision’s producer, the European Broadcasting Union, which strives mightily to keep pop and politics separate. Overtly political flags and banners are …
A trip to Ukraine offers a window into life for LGBTQ people in Eastern Europe
“We are still at the pre-Stonewall level!” — Ukrainian gay rights activist, Kiev, 22 June 2012
As amazing and inspiring as pride events have become over the …
National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice delivers powerful speech on LGBTQ rights
… in Venezuela and the Philippines. Boisterous Pride parades are appearing in rather unexpected places, like Kiev and Taipei.
Day by day, we’re overturning discriminatory laws, changing hearts and minds …
Pride is more than a month
… organizers of the first scheduled Pride march planned for Ukraine in the capital city of Kiev were forced to cancel the event over safety concerns as an estimated 500 neo …
Ukrainian neo-Nazis threaten 'bloodbath' over pride parade
… colleagues from the OUN movement have released a strong statement about the gay parade in Kiev. In short, on June 12, there will be a bloodbath in Kiev. The organizers …
Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European …
Elton John: "Putin called me when I asked to meet on gay rights"
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, and Elton John shake hands during their meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.
LONDON — Elton John says Vladimir Putin has phoned him …
Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays
… YES) in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation at the Mystetsky Arsenal Art Center in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Sir Elton John delivered a keynote speech about the …