• Hardship

    Hardship for Gay and Lesbian Russians far from Moscow

    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

  • Homophobia-Russia

    Official Homophobia in Russia

    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

  • Chievski

    An Attack on an LGBT Gathering in Saint Petersburg

    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

  • LGBT-Arrest

    LGBT Activists In Moscow Arrested On Video, Beaten In Police Station

    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.

  • Gay-in-Russia

    Gay and lesbian people in Russia – in pictures

    Photographer Isabella Moore travelled the Russia to hear from gay people – and also from those ranged against them.

Our Mission

THE MISSION OF THE FOUNDATION IS TO PROVIDE A LIFELINE OF RESETTLEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES TO MEMBERS OF THE LGBT COMMUNITY THAT SEEK ASYLUM IN THE UNITED STATES FROM VIOLENCE AND PERSECUTION IN THEIR HOME COUNTRIES.

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Hardship

Hardship for Gay and Lesbian Russians far from Moscow

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

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Homophobia-Russia

Official Homophobia in Russia

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

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Chievski

An Attack on an LGBT Gathering in Saint Petersburg

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

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