June 4, 2019

EP. 112 — 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 support that help support Russian queer community, and more.

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