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European LGBTQ+ activists show support for Ukraine
2022-02-28

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LGBTQ activists across Europe continued to stand in solidarity with their counterparts in Ukraine in the wake of Russia's invasion of their country, The Washington Blade noted.

"We are ready to host LGBT+ people from Ukraine here," said Anastasia Danilova, executive director of Genderdoc-M, an LGBTQ+-rights group in Moldova, which borders Ukraine, told the Blade. "We will provide all necessary support: accommodation, meals, counseling and medical support."

Mozaika—an LGBTQ+-rights group in Latvia, a Baltic country that borders Russia—tweeted the country's LGBTQ+ community is "together with Ukraine, both in thought and deed." The organization, through its online Diversity Shop, is selling Ukraine-specific T-shirts and other clothes to raise money for the country's LGBTQ+-rights groups. See diversityshop.org/ .

Also, a EuroPride fundraiser has raised more than 16,000 euros ($17846.32) for Kyiv Pride and Kharkiv Pride in Ukraine; OutRight Action International has raised more than $105,000 for LGBTQ Ukrainians through a fund it created.


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