«Morally I died in February of 2022. My state barely changed and constantly fluctuates from an ever-present anxiety to panic and terror».
The report examines the impact of propaganda, the psychological and legal consequences of homophobic and transphobic laws, as well as the practice of applying new legislation. The study focuses on three especially vulnerable groups: LGBTQ families with children, trans persons, and LGBTQ people from the Caucasus. The analysis and conclusions of the study are based on interviews with experts as well as a survey of LGBTQ people throughout Russia and in emigration.
The report was prepared by EQUAL PostOst e.V. with financial support from Civil Society Forum e.V.