While the primary resistance against same-sex marriage resides in deeply rooted religious beliefs, there is another seldom noted reason Russian President Vladimir Putin has provided as to why it will not be legalized in Russia.
The “Gay and Trans Panic Defense” allows people to defend themselves in court by claiming they were driven to take violent, often homicidal, action against their victim after discovering their victim was part of the the LGBTQ+ community.
It was recently announced that the Trump administration was looking to redefine sex.
This Wednesday marks an important holiday for the LGBTQ+ community: National Coming Out Day.
On August 23rd, a 9 year-old boy killed himself.