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Pride in Arctic banned

Pride in Arctic banned

A Pride event in the Arctic circle is banned over ‘gay propaganda’ laws. Police in the region of Salekhard, Russia, have banned around 300 gay rights activists from marching on 29 January. The city administration cited the ban on ‘propaganda of non-traditional family relationships’. They also claimed the affectionately named …

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This Russian city might become the first to break national law and allow a Pride parade

Russia gay pride

A Russian city might become the first to break from national convention and allow a Pride parade. Perm, a city in western Russia, is considering whether the law against ‘gay propaganda’ is actually in contradiction with laws protecting freedom of expression and freedom of assembly. Gay rights activists have lodged …

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