Russia: we won’t be silenced

Russian Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg, one of Russia’s biggest cities, passes a law condemning “gay propaganda”. Conservative lawmakers in Saint Petersburg, second largest city in Russia overwhelmingly passed a bill prohibiting the so-called “gay propaganda”. The bill was first introduced by Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party. Polina Savchenko, General Manager of ‘Coming Out, Russia’, … Continue reading

Twitter may censor LGBT tweets across the Middle East

This is article appeared first on Gay Middle East. This Thursday Twitter announced  that the company will now start to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, allowing the popular microblogging site to comply with local governments’ request to remove, block certain content or users. Gay Middle East fears this will mean censorship of LGBT Tweets in … Continue reading