This unsettling video speaks for itself – it’s simply not safe for homosexuals in Russia.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgm3lb9JUU0&list=PLUgRTD1mpwSXbaOTCPcGb5znT10fgVmMm expand=1]
Two guys held hands, walked around Moscow and filmed the reactions of those around them. These interactions occur in broad daylight, in Russia’s biggest city – imagine the sort of abuse they would suffer during nighttime, or in more rural areas. It’s frightening to think about.