"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
From Coming Out’s parents’ club on children’s day
June 1 is the International Children's Day. This is a wonderful occasion to talk about the fact that child protection is an indispensable and permanent duty of parents, society and the state. We are all responsible for the life and health of the younger generation. In modern society there is a common position with regard to the physical health and safety of children, but there are various interpretations when it comes to the psychological atmosphere that’s safe for a child
LGBT activists call for liability of Vitaly Milonov for hate speeches
Participants of the rainbow column forming a part of the 1st of May demonstration in Saint-Peterburg wrote to the Investigation Committee, Police, Prosecution Office and Court with demand of calling Vitaly Milonov for liability for his homophobic statements
Discriminatory dismissal's case of a lesbian woman will be reviewed by the St. Petersburg city court
An appelationary complaint - concerning the Kirov Local Court's decision to refuse the teacher, fired in the end of 2014 for her homosexuality, in reinstantment - was sent to the St.Petersburg City Court