Putin Bans Popular Russian Gay Dating App during Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

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SOCHI, Russia – Dmitry T., founder of Hunters, one of the most popular Russian gay hook-up apps, posted on his Facebook page that his app was hacked affecting all its users’ profiles in Russia, on midnight, 1 February. Dmitry said “I can’t believe it! Last night Hunters was hacked. This attack affected over 72,000 users … Continue reading

Russia: we won’t be silenced

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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