Misha Friedman, a good friend and supporter of our Foundation is a brilliant documentary photographer with a background in international relations . His recent project deals with many faces of the LGBT community in Russia. Source: Pulitzercenter.org
Being different in Russia is not celebrated, it is prosecuted. The country’s LGBT community lives in constant fear. Until recently, there were only random attacks by religious zealots, but this year it became a government-led war. [...] Source: Pulitzercenter.org
Dmitry Chizhevsky in a Saint Petersburg hospital, where he was treated for a month and a half, following an attack on an LGBT meeting. Doctors were not able to save his vision in his left eye. Image by… Read More
Police arrested a group of around 10 LGBT activists in Moscow’s Red Square on Friday evening as they sang the Russian national anthem as the Olympic opening ceremonies began while holding a rainbow flag.
Photographer Isabella Moore travelled the Russia to hear from gay people – and also from those ranged against them.
The Foundation provides assistance with crucial resettlement services to LGBT asylees, including legal support, referrals to health care providers and psychologists, language training, social integration counseling and workshops on many aspects of everyday life in the US. The… Read More