'They Tell Me a Demon Lives Inside Me'. A young man targeted in Chechnya for being gay discovers Europe offers no safe haven from his tormentors. By Simon. 11 May Azerbaijan is the least LGBTI-friendly nation in Europe, according to ratings Young gay and bisexual men 'six times more likely to attempt. 22 Apr GROZNY, Russia — It was supposed to be a night out. But for the young man who calls himself Maksim, as for scores of other gay men arrested.