IDAHOT-2017 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Stay with us, our rally begins on May 17th at 7 p.m. àt Marsovo pole, center of Saint Petersburg.
300 LGBT celebrated IDAHOT under open St.Petersburg skies
Today, the unexpected happened! Over 300 LGBT people and allies celebrated the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on Marsovo pole, the picturesque field in the center of Saint Petersburg; unimpeded, and under police protection. This became the first successful LGBT public rally since at least the beginning of 2016, when the situation with freedom of assembly for LGBT people sharply deteriorated.
IFED Celebration Saint-Petersburg 2017, Russia
Soon in lots of countries of the world the IFED will be celebrated (International Family Equality Day).
"Coming Out" Took Back Marsovo Pole
The action completed successfully. We wanted to test the response of the police, whether they would act within the law. There were no detentions. Such a result is important not only for LGBT activists, but for all citizens of the city.
Dear partners, colleagues, friends! “Coming Out” LGBT group would like to wish you happy upcoming holidays - Christmas and New Year!
Freedom of assembly in St. Petersburg is game of cat and mouse
As opposed to the previous two years, this year, the situation with freedom of assembly sharply deteriorated in St. Petersburg, Russia. Marsovo Pole, the “Hyde Park” of St. Petersburg, is supposed to be the place where public rallies can be organized. All one needs to do is notify the administration. But in reality, the administration is using all possible loopholes to violate activists rights to freedom of assembly in a game of "cat and mouse".
St. Petersburg celebrates International day against homophobia and transphobia
Today, May 17, 2016, rainbow balloons were released into the air above St. Isaac’s Cathedral to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia in St. Petersburg, Russia.
International Family Equality Day happened!
On the 1st of May many countries around the world celebrate one of the most amazing days - International Family Equality Day.
On this day, LGBT-parents from all over the world meet to celebrate the day of their pride and love!
International Family Equality Day 2016
LGBT-initiative group "Coming Out" and initiative group "Rainbow Future" invites you to join the celebration of the International Family Equality Day! (IFED2016).
“COMING OUT” PRESENTS REPORT ON VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF LGBT IN ST. PETERSBURG
“Coming Out” has published and presented a report on monitoring of incidents of discrimination and violence on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in St. Petersburg in 2014. Among presenters, St. Petersburg’s ombudsman’s chief of staff