Writer, Researcher and LGBT Activist
Evgeny Shtorn is a writer, activist and researcher from St. Petersburg. In 2018, he was forced to leave Russia. In 2019, he was granted international protection in the Republic of Ireland. His writing has been published in academic journals, anthologies and new media outlets in Russia, Spain, Germany, and Ireland. As an activist, Shtorn has been involved in human rights and LGBT advocacy for almost two decades. In 2020, Shtorn was awarded the GALAs Person of the Year award by the National LGBT Federation of Ireland.