Sochi Olympics Put Spotlight on Moscow’s ‘Gay Ghetto’

An acclaimed gay performance artist talks about living in fear and secrecy

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While the world’s eyes are on Russia for the upcoming Winter Olympics, gay activists are hoping the Games will also put a spotlight on Russia’s recent ‘anti-gay’ propaganda law.

Pavel Petel, an internationally renowned gay performer, gives insight into what some call the “gay ghetto” of Moscow’s LGBT scene.