Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist, author and translator who has written extensively on LGBT rights.

Guest Appearances

Is Trump An Autocratic Basic B? with Masha Gessen

In Masha Gessen’s return to Getting Curious, the journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker speaks with Jonathan about their new book Surviving Autocracy. They discuss the ways in which Trump has consolidated power since his election, what the stakes are if he continues…


Why Is Immigration a Queer Issue? with Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author who joins Jonathan to shed light on the treatment of LGBTA in Russia. They discuss the strict anti-LGBTQA legislation that’s been passed, its impact on the day to day life of LGBTQA Russians, organizations to…

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