One gay football fan has already been hospitalized with brain injuries after a brutal attack in Russia. Here's how to survive the rest of the World Cup as someone from the LGBT+ community.
FIFA has opened a disciplinary case against Mexico after supporters used a homophobic chant during their team's 1-0 victory over Germany. The fans could have their "Fan ID" confiscated.
In many countries, civil society partners with the state. In Russia, it is the opponent. But there are groups that aren't giving up and in football, activists are standing up against homophobia.
Dozens of far-right activists have been arrested following scuffles before a gay pride march in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. Some 5,000 police and soldiers were deployed after organizers received threats.
Peter Tatchell was arrested by police after unfurling a poster critical of Vladimir Putin. The incident highlights Russia's approach to criticism of the president as well as the state of gay rights in the country.
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