100 Chechen gays kidnapped, tortured, arrested in growing Russian pogrom
21 April 2017 | 4:58 pm

The NYT has a blockbuster story today about the growing anti-gay pogrom in Russian Chechnya. Chechen authorities, who claim that homosexuality doesn’t exist in Chechnya — a popular trope among anti-LGBT regimes — have been arresting and/or kidnapping, and torturing, gay men across the region. One hundred gay men have reportedly been ensnared in the crackdown […]

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Colbert on Putin banning depiction of himself as a gay clown
8 April 2017 | 4:15 pm

Russian president Vladimir Putin has reportedly banned a depiction of himself, used by opposition protesters, as a gay clown. It’s not known exactly which gay-clown depiction Putin has banned. I’ve previously posted one that has been used at anti-Putin protests in Russia. I’d argue it’s more drag than clown, but this being Russia, all bets […]

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Send a letter to your Senators: Block Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch
2 April 2017 | 9:59 pm

Donald Trump’s nominee to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, is moving along in confirmation hearings. Gorsuch is a right-wing ideologue, but even Senate Democrats are not sure they’ll reject his confirmation. We can’t let Gorsuch on to the Supreme Court. Please click on this link to send a CUSTOM letter to […]

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