On former activist Nikolai Alexeyev: “At this point he’s being used as a spokesperson for the Kremlin.”
How does the Russian LGBT community move forward when its most prominent voice loses his credibility?
News of the charges came less than 24 hours after Russian activist Alexeyev claimed law wouldn’t be applied.
Gessen: International pressure “can prevent the passage of further [anti-gay] laws” in Russia.
Russian Masha Gessen talks about taking on Russia’s homophobia, and a Belgium designer makes protest underwear.