May 142013
Vladislav Tornovogo

It became known as project GayRussia, 19 May 4:0 pm in the Volgograd region representative office in Moscow will be single pickets in memory of the victims of homophobic crimes.

The reason for the protest was the brutal murder in Volgograd on the night of 9 May 5/10/23 the 23-year-old Vladislav Tornovogo. According to law enforcement officials and the news media, crimes may have been committed because of hate towards sexual minorities.

The pickets are going to demand an objective inquiry into the murder of Vladislav Tornovogo and tightening responsibility for crimes of hatred against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

The organizer of the upcoming pickets made Moscow LGBT organization "Rainbow". Russian LGBT human rights project En also supports the action.

Police detained the youths suspected in the murder of Vladislav Tornovogo, who has already confessed to committing brutal crimes.

Information about upcoming pickets can be obtained in a specially created group in Vkontakte social network.


Gay activists will picket the Volgograd region representative office in Moscow