NBC Criticized for Editing of Olympics Speech
February 10 2014 8:37 PM ET

NBC Criticized for Editing of Olympics Speech

Ran Aubrey Frazier

The network removed part of International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach's comments against discrimination.

Opening Ceremony Was a Snark Fest on Twitter
February 08 2014 2:06 AM ET

Opening Ceremony Was a Snark Fest on Twitter

Jami Smith

Gaysayer Twitter comedians went for the gold in snark during the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Gay At The Games: Snowboarding and Obama's Gay Message to Putin
February 07 2014 3:19 PM ET

Gay At The Games: Snowboarding, Obama's Gay Message

Michelle Garcia

On the first full day of Olympic events, lesbian snowboarder Cheryl Maas christened the snow in women's slopestyle, and the Gay Games' organizers began preparing Ohio for this summer's events.

Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation
February 05 2014 1:12 PM ET

Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation

Michelle Garcia

The tennis champion will remain in the United States to care for her ailing mother.

PHOTOS: Protesting Russia's Antigay Law in Tutus and Toe Shoes
January 29 2014 3:31 PM ET

PHOTOS: Protesting Russia's Laws in Tutus and Toe Shoes

Advocate.com Editors

Ballet dancers and Amnesty International activists presented a scene from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and delivered petitions to the Russian Embassy in London, in protest of Russia's 'gay propaganda' law.

Sochi Mayor: We Don't Have Gays in Our Town
January 27 2014 2:00 PM ET

Sochi Mayor: We Don't Have Gays in Our Town

Sunnivie Brydum

Sochi mayor Anatoly Pakhomov says there are no gay people in his Russian town — at least none that he knows of.

WATCH: Russian Activist Detained for Unfurling Rainbow Flag
January 22 2014 3:56 PM ET

WATCH: Russian Activist Detained for Unfurling Rainbow Flag

Sunnivie Brydum

Pavel Lebedev was tackled to the ground and detained by police Saturday after he waved a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch's procession through the Russian town of Voronezh.

Jon Stewart Mocks Antigay Countries In 'The 2014 Homophobic Olympics'
January 22 2014 1:22 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart Covers 'Homophobic Olympics'

Jase Peeples

The Daily Show host counts down the countries who are contenders for the gold in the race to become the world’s number one antigay country.

Putin to Gays: Leave Kids Alone and You'll Be Safe
January 17 2014 12:46 PM ET

Putin to Gays: Leave Kids Alone and You'll Be Safe

Sunnivie Brydum

The Russian president contends LGBT people will be welcome in Sochi for the Winter Olympics, as long as they don't try to speak to children.

WATCH: Will Russia Take Kids From Gay Parents After Olympics?
January 16 2014 7:30 PM ET

WATCH: Will Russia Take Kids From Gay Parents After Olympics?

Sunnivie Brydum

A new report from CNN suggests that a bill aiming to revoke the parental rights of gay and lesbian Russians is likely to be reintroduced after the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, with a few minor adjustments.

Russia Accuses EU of 'Aggressive Propaganda of Homosexual Love'
January 15 2014 7:39 PM ET

Russia Accuses EU of 'Aggressive Propaganda' of Gay Love

Sunnivie Brydum

The report, from Russia's Foreign Ministry, also calls out 'xenophobia, racism, violent nationalism, and neo-Nazism' in Europe.

Olympic Village Mayor: Propaganda Law Protects Kids From Gay Cartoons
January 15 2014 3:23 PM ET

Olympic 'Mayor:' Gay Cartoons Could Harm Kids

Michelle Garcia

The appointed mayor of Sochi's Olympic skiing village says the anti-LGBT propaganda law protects kids from seeing "a king love another king."

State Department Warns LGBT Americans Traveling to Russia
January 10 2014 7:46 PM ET

State Dept. Warns LGBT Olympic Spectators

Sunnivie Brydum

In advance of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next month, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel advisory for American citizens.

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