“Coming Out” is a regional nonprofit St. Petersburg organization. We work for universal recognition of human dignity and equal rights of all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity through advocacy, informational and cultural events, and providing psychological and legal services to LGBT. We base our work on the principles of openness, visibility and nonviolence.read more >>
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From July 28 to August 3, 2014 volunteers of ComingOut and SideBySide cinema festival made a trip to Hamburg in frames of youth exchange between St. Petersburg and Hamburg. As in previous years this week in Germany was filled with activities: visits to volunteer organizations, discussions with local LGBT community, meetings with city politicians and citizens who are interested in life of young people of Russia today... read more >>
On August 11, “Coming Out” lawyers filed a complaint to the European Court of Human Rights against the homophobic attack on an activist during the International Day against Homophobia “Rainbow Flashmob” rally of May 2012... read more >>
Coming Out has been nominated for a European Diversity Award 2014. Google calls this award «award that recognises those whose work is changing the lives of millions of diverse individuals across Europe».
We believe that this nomination is achievement of all those who contribute to the protection of the rights of LGBT people in St. Petersburg and Russia... read more >>
July 12 Amnesty International Luxembourg organised a solidarity action for Coming Out (based on the urgent action launched by Amnesty International).
Photos on a page in facebook Amnesty International Luxembourg (https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.891440680871465.1073741873.256099791072227&type=1)... read more >>
Dear friends, supporters, colleagues, activists, LGBTQ and their families!
We are on the sixteenth month of inspections, trials, and appeals. In June, a law was passed giving Ministry of Justice power to register NGOs as “foreign agents” against their will. The question now is, what do we do? We know for sure that we will continue to support and advocate for the rights of LGBTQ people. There will be meetings and festivals, psychological and legal support, seminars and rallies. We need to stop and think of the “how.” Recuperate personal strength and organizational resources. Spend some time in silence and listen to ourselves.
In connection with this, we are announcing a three-week recess. After July 14, we will stop communicating and will see you on August 4... read more >>
The program LGBT Parents consists of meetings and workshops for LGBT parents and others who are interested in the topic, where issues of reproduction, adoption and parenting are discussed. The program provides a platform for professional, psychological, and peer-to-peer support.
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