This article examines the current state strategy of political homophobia used by the Russian government to create a sense of national identity by scapegoating Russian homosexuals as "foreign agents," reinforcing the power of the governing elite, and distracting people's attention from government misconduct.
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"Political Homophobia as a State Strategy in Russia,"
Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective: Vol. 12:
1, Article 9.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/jgi/vol12/iss1/9