‘I remember fleeing for my life.’ An LGBTQ Activist Faces the Violent Global Traditionalist Movement

Fellows 2017

By Pesha Magid

June 28, 2017

Also published by Fusion Media

While the United States saw mostly-peaceful Pride rallies in recent days, activists in other countries have marched under the threat of imminent violence. From Russia to the former Soviet state of Georgia to the US, a frightening anti-gay movement is afoot. Istanbul-based journalist Pesha Magid was in Georgia to cover a march in the capital city.