On Holding Hands and Fake Marriage: Stories of Being Gay in Russia

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN MOSCOW — Yegor grew up in a Siberian town called Lyubov, which means “love” in Russian, but he has never told his parents that when he falls in love, it is with other men. I don’t want them to feel ashamed,” Yegor, 34, wrote in response to an invitation to readers of The New York Times to share their experiences of what … [Lees meer...]