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Information War

Homosexuality is a hot button topic for the media across the former Soviet Union. This Current follows coverage patterns and decodes the agendas behind them.

Europe, Putin, and the ‘Gayropa’ Bait


The Kremlin’s messaging on gay rights issues has little to do with beliefs

Screening ‘Sodom’


Watching Russia’s strangest documentary

The Primetime Bombshell


What happened when a Russian celebrity revealed his HIV positive status on live TV

The Origins of Russian Gay Myths


Four Myths that Fuel Hatred for Gays in Russia