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What’s it like being LGBT in Russia? Share your stories

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Hate crime against LGBT people in Russia has doubled in five years. If you’re in the country, we’d like you to share your reaction and experiences

The number of hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia has doubled in five years, according to new research.

The Center for Independent Social Research found that the number of sentences for crimes against LGBT people increased to 65 in 2015 from 18 in 2010. Murders accounted for almost 200 out of 250 crimes analysed, it was found.

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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/07/whats-it-like-being-lgbt-in-russia-share-your-stories