Quote of the Day: Resilience of the Moscow LGBT Movement

It is a ritual: We show up, they beat some of us up, and the next year we show up again β€” just to prove that we will keep showing up.

Masha Gessen in a New York times article efforts to organize Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rallies in Moscow, Russia. Organizers are often thwarted by the government efforts such as banning gay prides for 100 years as well as being attacked and beaten by anti-gay opposition.

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