by Rex Wockner
International News Briefs
A gay flash mob hit Nevsky Prospekt in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 4 to mark the culmination of the third Russian Week Against Homophobia.
About 20 people from the group Coming Out strolled along the city’s main street for 90 minutes and distributed 1,000 brochures and 700 postcards.
Organized by the Russian LGBT Network, the Week Against Homophobia included workshops, discussions, debates, movies and press conferences in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Petrozavodsk, Arkhangelsk, Tyumen, Omsk, Chelyabinsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Tomsk, Khabarovsk and Naberezhnye Chelny, organizers said.