February 2014- in a remote town in Russia, for reasons unknown, a young girl named Zhenja becomes the target for bullying by people around her. Her very existence becomes a threat and her ability to be considered one of them is no longer tolerated. From disapproving gazes and ironic comments to raw violence, she maintains dignity and courage throughout her ordeal. Society, perspective, and discrimination are challenged, when the truth about Zhenja is revealed.
Russia Applauds America’s Efforts To Exclude Gay Athletes From Professional Sports
Russia Declares Discrimination Newest Olympic Sport
Russia: Gay Men Beaten on Camera
2,000 people of the city of Stockholm gathered at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium to show their support to the LGBT people of Russia and to sing the most beautiful national anthem in the world.
You can do the same, make your own rainbow version of the song and upload under the hashtag #liveandletlove
You’ll find sheet music and lyrics on http://www.liveandletlove.se/
#CheersToSochi Coca-Cola ad for #LGBT Russians
When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay “propaganda" in June last year, Russia’s LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state.
Jon Stewart Worries America Has No Chance of Winning the Homophobic Olympics This Year - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBYJbMybo6Y
Kidnapped For Christ screens at the Slamdance 2014 film festival in Park City, Utah.