Results tagged “russia” from Television

Olympics-Themed Video Calls Out Global Homophobia

An electrifying new video sheds light on punishments for homosexuality that still exist around the world

by Rhuaridh Marr
February 16, 2014 9:53 PM |
For Chris Svoboda and Michael Rohrbaugh, there’s no statement too bold. The creators of a video titled “Russia Declares Discrimination Newest Olympic Sport,” which has racked up over 800,000 views on YouTube at the time of writing and is part of the “Fair Games Project,” their aim is to shed light on the terrible plight of LGBT citizens in the ... [Read]

"I'm convinced that our thoughts materialze. If you're afraid of something, sooner or later you'll have to face it. There's no point hiding. And why do that anyway? I want to live openly, freely. Just live. Being transsexual is a temporary state. I am a woman, and very happy about that."  Occasionally Russia's television network, RT, breaks away from its ... [Read]