CHAPTER 5

ANASTASIA SMIRNOVA

Anastasia Smirnova, who was arrested in Russia for posting an LGBT banner at the Sochi Olympics, talks with Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen on having to flee her country, but continuing to fight against Putin's anti-LGBT campaign with the International LGBT Association (ILGA).

 

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Meena Seshu, founder and Secretary General of SANGRAM, an Indian NGO, on the intersections of activism on behalf of women, LGBT people, and sex workers

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CHAPTER 7

ONLINE MEDIA ACTIVISM

Moderated by Andre Banks (All Out), media activists Xiaogang Wei of China and Suzan of Egypt reflect on their experiences in working to connect LGBTQ folks through each of their online platforms.