Report on monitoring of incidents of discrimination and violence on grounds of SOGI in 2014The report covers main problems faced by the LGBT community of Saint Petersburg in 2014: homophobic and transphobic hate crimes, incidents of hate speech, the authorities’ refusal to recognize LGBT as a social group, violations by the police, application and effects of the law on “propaganda”, incidents of “outing” and subsequent dismissals of education workers due to their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, violations of human rights of transgender persons.
Sections of the report:
- Hate crimes (physical violence, assaults);
- Hate speech;
- Interaction with police;
- The law against “propaganda”, its application and consequences;
- Outing and persecution;
- Refusal of goods and services;
- Civil rights violations on the grounds of gender identity.
Saint-Petersburg, 2015. 40 pages. File size - 505 KB.