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Ukraine's LGBTQ rights movement contends with war's mixed impact

By Max Bearak

10 Jun 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Pride month is well underway. The Washington Post reports on how pride will play out in Kyiv during this time of War.

War often creates previously unthinkable alliances. As the saying goes: The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Taras Karasiichuk, 38, one of Ukraine's founding generation of LGBTQ rights activists, found himself entering into one amid Russia's invasion.

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