Ukraine News and Stories

This Ukrainian Man Is Thought to Be the Country’s First Openly Gay Former Soldier

Viktor Pylypenko, 31, was a respected volunteer fighter in the Ukrainian Army before he came out publicly

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#FollowFriday, June 22: You Should Be Following These 5 Artists, Photographers and Performers

From a closeted artist in India to a Manhattan-based singer-songwriter, here are our #FollowFriday selections for the week

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Pride Guides
This Year’s Kyiv Pride Celebration Is All About LGBTQ Visibility

The theme for this year’s Kyiv Pride celebration is ‘Visibility’ in response to surveys showing that 90% of Ukrainians think LGBTQ people don’t exist

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Sunny Bunny, the Ukraine’s Oldest and Biggest Queer Film Festival, Is Ending Saturday

Sunny Bunny is the oldest and biggest LGBTQ-themed cultural event in the Ukraine — here is a selection of some of the films that ran during the festival

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