World Press Photo of the Year 2014
First Prize Contemporary Issues, Singles
Mads Nissen, Denmark, Scanpix/Panos Pictures
St. Petersburg, Russia
Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment.
Life for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people is becoming increasingly difficult in Russia. Sexual minorities face legal and social discrimination, harassment, and even violent hate-crime attacks from conservative religious and nationalistic groups.(...) más...