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In partnership with United for Equality in Sports and Entertainment, The Advocate brings you interviews and coverage directly from Sochi.

February 08 2014 2:52 PM

As the Olympics begin, so do the worldwide protests against homophobic laws in Russia.

February 08 2014 1:30 PM

Google made a bold display of support for LGBT equality with its rainbow doodle. But other organizations are also colorfully rebranding themselves to make an Olympic statement.

February 07 2014 4:00 PM

With the Russian PR machine in high gear for the Olympics, this British documentary uncovers what's really happening to LGBT people.

February 07 2014 1:16 PM

An new TV spot brings a first for Chevrolet

February 07 2014 12:09 PM

A student journalist heads to Sochi to cover the Winter Games, but he was a little worried about how he might be perceived.

February 07 2014 7:30 AM

Hours before the Opening Ceremonies in Sochi, Google updates its homepage to show solidarity with LGBT Russians and Olympic athletes and spectators.

February 06 2014 8:19 PM

The hunky star of the CW's Arrow took to Facebook to air his feelings about Russia's antigay attitudes and the negative impact holding the Games in a homophobic country is having on the Olympic spirit.

February 06 2014 5:13 PM

There aren't a ton of out LGBT athletes heading to Sochi (far from it), but many allies have made their displeasure with Russia's antigay laws heard.

February 06 2014 8:00 AM