Masha Gessen – Pussy Riot

Masha_Gessen-150x150David is joined by Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen about Russia and its persecution of the LGBT community which came to a boiling point in 2012 with the artist collective Pussy Riot. As a mother and a member of the LGBT community, Gessen made the decision to leave Russia after the country’s government outlawed anything they consider “gay propaganda” and also began cracking down on LGBT parents.



Original Air Date: 01-17-2014


Part 1

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