“Coming Out” is a regional nonprofit St. Petersburg organization. We work for universal recognition of human dignity and equal rights of all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity through advocacy, informational and cultural events, and providing psychological and legal services to LGBT. We base our work on the principles of openness, visibility and nonviolence.read more >>
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Traditional Week against homophobia and transphobia in this year coincided with the first in Russia Outdoor games and sports: competitions for LGBT people. The results of Games the organizers will publicize later, but for now we want to tell about those events, which conducted Coming Out in the all-Russian LGBT-active week lasting from the end of February to beginning of March... read more >>
The law to ban so-called “propaganda of homosexuality” among minors, calling to not allow the damage to the health of children and adolescents, can soon cause the opposite effect.
Journalist from Nizhniy Tagil, Elena Klimova, who is administrating the group support on the social media, is being accused of activities aimed at the assertion of the “attractiveness of non-traditional sexual relations.”.. read more >>
The 38 pages booklet was published as part of the 5th annual International Queer Festival 2013 in St. Petersburg, and is written by art historian and member of Moscow feminist Group Nadia Plungian. It is devoted to LGBT history in Russia and the Soviet Union - from medicalization and social isolation to the development of subcultures and the fight for political rights... read more >>
Dear volunteers, supporters, partners and friends!
In the course of January of this year we received numerous New Year’s cards and warm wishes from our colleagues and friends from Holland.
We want to share with you these greetings
As reported earlier, four LGBT activists, including one pregnant woman, were detained today in St. Petersburg, taking photos with a banner in a scenic location in St. Petersburg, Strelka of Vasilyevsky Ostrov, with Neva River and the Hermitage in the background, facing nothing but a solid wall in front of them. The banner, quoting the Olympic Charter “any form of discrimination is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement” (in Russian) was intended for a later action in a different location, with the goal to inform the Russian public about the non-discrimination language of the Olympic Movement. In the meanwhile, activists were enjoying a small photo-shoot to make sure that if later detained, they would at least have some photographs for private use... read more >>
The program LGBT Parents consists of meetings and workshops for LGBT parents and others who are interested in the topic, where issues of reproduction, adoption and parenting are discussed. The program provides a platform for professional, psychological, and peer-to-peer support.
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