Sergey Fetisov


An inspiring memoir, Firebird: The Story of Roman chronicles one man’s unwavering resolve to follow his heart above all else. Sergey’s remarkable life story fosters understanding and empathy, driving support for LGBTQ+ equality around the world.

In 1970s Soviet occupied Estonia, handsome soulful soldier Sergey is serving out a compulsory two-year conscription at a Soviet Air Force Base. While stationed there, he meets and falls in love with a maverick fighter pilot, Roman. The two young men begin a secret affair. But, at the height of Communist rule, the risks of exposure are grave. Never one to back down from the face of injustice, Sergey chooses courage and love over fear. Inspiration for the major motion picture Firebird.


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