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Authors and Readers — help gay men in Chechnya! | Beyond Romance

On her Beyond Romance blog last week, author Lisabet Sarai talked about her motivation for getting involved with Readers & Writers for LGBT Chechens:

You might not have heard about this. When you do, you’ll likely be as sick and angry as I am.

Apparently, over the last month, authorities in Chechnya have been rounding up gay men (and even those suspected of being gay) and confining them to detention camps. The New York Times reports at least 100 arrests and three deaths.

This sounds like a scene from my dystopian gay romance Quarantine. But that’s supposed to be speculative fiction…

Source: Beyond Romance: Authors and Readers — help gay men in Chechnya! ( #charity #lgbtq #chechenrainbow )

Learn how to help at Readers & Writers for LGBT Chechens.

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