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Graphic Essay: An LGBTQ Activist Faces the Violent Global 'Traditionalist' Movement

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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.

This image was removed due to legal reasons.
This image was removed due to legal reasons.
This image was removed due to legal reasons.
This image was removed due to legal reasons.
This image was removed due to legal reasons.
This image was removed due to legal reasons.
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Pesha Magid is a freelance journalist currently working out of Istanbul. She’s written extensively about refugees, gender and politics. She reported from Georgia on a fellowship with the International Reporting Project (IRP). You can follow her on Twitter at @PMagid.