Chechnya Crisis | Lloyd’s World

Image of a man holding a small card saying Please Help, accompanied by announcement about a Chechnya LGBT charity auction May 5-12

LV Lloyd had me stop by their blog today to talk about Readers & Writers for LGBT Chechnya. I was grateful for the opportunity, and for EM Prazeman‘s incredible work on images for our blog tour and social media campaign. The one above is the first one she came up with. Here’s the beginning of the post:

When the news started coming out of Chechnya about the organized police campaign of torture, imprisonment and murder being conducted against men perceived to be gay, it hit me hard.

Growing up in the Netherlands just a few decades after World War II, I learned to dread authoritarianism and genocide — authoritarianism’s frequent offspring — early on in life.

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