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Gessen, Masha

LC control no.n 94105913
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Personal name headingGessen, Masha
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Variant(s)Gessen, Maria Alexandrovna
LocatedNew York (State)
Birth date1967
Place of birthMoscow (Russia)
Field of activityPutin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1952- Gay rights
Profession or occupationJournalists Authors Gay activists
Found inHalf a revolution, 1995: CIP t.p. (Masha Gessen)
Dead again, 1997: CIP t.p. (Masha Gessen) data sheet (b. 1967)
Wikipedia, 2017-11-28: (Masha Gessen; full name: Maria Alexandrovna "Masha" Gessen; born 13 January 1967 in Moscow USSR; a Russian and American journalist, author, translator and activist who has been an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump; Gessen has written extensively on LGBT rights; described as "Russia's leading LGBT rights activist," she has said that for many years she was "probably the only publicly out gay person in the whole country; writes primarily in English but also in her native Russian; in addition to being the author of several non-fiction books, she has been a prolific contributor to such publications as The New Yorker, The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, New Statesman, Granta, Slate, Vanity Fair, Harper's Magazine, and U.S. News & World Report; currently resides in New York City with her family)
Associated languageeng