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June 26: Russia:
Slavic Gay Pride in St. Petersburg: The 14 Arrested Have All Been Released After 24 hours in Detention. After Moscow and Minsk, St. Petersburg was the third city to yesterday host the Slavic Gay Pride – a union of LGBT activist from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. Previous marches in 2009 and 2010 were banned and participants were arrested by to police.
June 25: Russia:
Blogging From Slavic Gay Pride in St. Petersburg. Today saw the second attempt by LGBT activists in St. Petersburg to host an annual Gay Pride March. Fourteen gay activists were arrested as the St. Petersburg authorities defied the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights.
June 23: Russia:
Controversy Over Gay Rights In Moscow City Hall?. The deputy mayor of Moscow has promised to change the homophobic image of the city in the eyes of foreigners – and he appears in direct contradiction with the Mayor.
June 20: Russia:
St Petersburg Bans Slavic Gay Pride Parade but OKs Anti Gay Rally. City authorities in St. Petersburg have again banned a planned Gay Pride Parade. But they gave the go-ahead for an anti-gay rally in the city which was staged at the weekend.
June 19: Hungary:
Fifty Austrians Detained by Police in Budapest Following Gay Pride. Two held overnight as neo-Nazis allege an attack on them.
June 18: UK:
Gloucestershire Gay Pride in Pictures. Eighteen photographs on three pages of this afternoon's Gay Pride in Gloucester.
June 16: USA/Eastern Europe:
‘East Bloc Love’ Gets Its World Premier Next Week at San Francisco’s Frameline Gay Film Festival. The feature documentary East Bloc Love by Australian filmmaker Logan Mucha and co-produced with GayRussia, gets its world premier next week at the 35th Frameline LGBT International Film Festival.
June 14: UK/Russia:
Reflections on Moscow Gay Pride and Why I am Organising a Protest at the London Embassy. By Peter Gray. The Russian Constitution, as well as the European Convention on Human Rights, grants every Russian the right to freedom of assembly and freedom of speech. On May 28 2011 these rights were again denied to the LGBT community in Moscow for the sixth year in a row.
June 13: Croatia:
Unsafe Gay Pride Event in Split Casts Shadow Over Croatia’s EU Accession Prospects. A pregnant Dutch MEP was among the estimated 300 participants in the first-ever Gay Pride to be staged in the southern Croatia post city of Split on Saturday.
June 11: Croatia:
Split Gay Pride Abandoned Amid Riots by 10,000 Anti-Gay Protesters. Thugs and extremists, many throwing stones, firecrackers, eggs, and bottles, brought an end this afternoon to the first Gay Pride to be staged in the port city of Split, southern Croatia.
June 11: UK:
Oxford Gay Pride in Pictures. Eighteen photographs on three pages from Oxford Gay Pride.
June 6: Hong Kong:
Gay Community to Take Legal Action Against Hong Kong Police. A gay demonstrator has sought legal aid to take legal action against the Hong Kong Police for the infringement of his Basic Law right to peacefully demonstrate in the city without harassment or disruption from the police, the Tongzh Community Joint Meeting (TCJM) said today.