The danger that Russia would bomb a Pride march in Kyiv was real. But the event still went ahead this weekend—500 miles away, held in partnership with Warsaw Pride.
Randy Roberts Potts is a freelance writer and photographer focusing on human rights, travel, and food seen in The Washington Post, Dallas Morning News, The Advocate, D Magazine, This Land Press et al. He is also a public speaker, performance artist, and the guy behind The Gay Agenda project highlighted in Details magazine.
After suffering years of violent attacks and intimidation, the principal leader of the Ukrainian LGBT community is too frightened to return home.
On the road to stardom from the back seat of the family’s minivan.
Ugly prejudice was freely voiced in the Texas town when the townspeople met to discuss plans to build a Muslim cemetery there.
A large Civil War monument with 32 Confederate flags is nearing completion in Orange, Texas—and supporters don’t see any connection with the Charleston massacre.
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Despite an apparent firecracker-nail attack which critically injured a policeman, brave marchers took part in Kiev’s first LGBT Pride parade today since the revolution.
The Ukrainian capital is scheduled to hold an LGBT Pride parade tomorrow—its first since the revolution--despite tensions between activists, and between activists and the authorities.
Alyssa Ramirez was leaving prom in Texas when floodwaters swept her car away, even as the local sheriff fought underwater to save her.
Two gunmen were killed outside an anti-Muslim group’s contest to draw cartoons of Muhammad. Our reporter reveals what happened before the gun fight began.