“Dad was touching me as if he was carving a piece of meat.” Maria Kufina has been publicly speaking out about her experience of sexualized violence by her father. But her voice remains unheard

Masha told Glasnaya about how the father she used to adore turned into a monster and why the adults never suspected anything.

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“I just have two moms”. A story of a family that might not have a “normal dad” but certainly has love and trust

Alex is 18, she loves hanging out with her friends, horse riding, camping, and her mom. Her mom’s name is Mariko, she is 39, and she is in a polyamorous relationship with her girlfriend. The interview for Glasnaya was the first time for Alex and Mariko to publicly speak about their life and sexuality.

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“Taking parental leave wasn’t considered a manly thing to do.” A story of Alexey Pechenin who had to quit his job to “take parental leave”

According to surveys, 27% of Russian men are prepared to take parental leave. However, only 2% of all parents who took parental leave were men.

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