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WATCH: Exclusive Interview With Janet Napolitano and U.S. Delegation in Sochi
February 08 2014 2:52 PM ET

Exclusive in Sochi: U.S. Delegation on Why They're There

Advocate.com Editors

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

PHOTOS: Global Protest of Russia's Homophobia
February 08 2014 1:30 PM ET

PHOTOS: Global Protest of Russia's Homophobia

Advocate.com Editors

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

7 Groups That Have Gone Gay for the Olympics
February 07 2014 4:00 PM ET

7 Groups That Have Gone Gay for the Olympics

Daniel Reynolds

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.

WATCH: The Shocking Film That Tells The Truth About Russia
February 07 2014 1:16 PM ET

WATCH: Shocking Film Tells The Truth About Russia

Lucas Grindley

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

WATCH: Chevrolet To Debut LGBT-Inclusive Ads During Olympics
February 07 2014 12:09 PM ET

WATCH: Chevrolet's LGBT-Inclusive Olympic Ads

Stacy Lambe

An new TV spot brings a first for Chevrolet

Op-ed: How Gay Can I Be In Sochi?
February 07 2014 7:30 AM ET

Op-ed: How Gay Can I Be In Sochi?

Ryan Howe

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

Google Doodle Goes Rainbow to Support LGBT Olympians, Russians
February 06 2014 8:19 PM ET

Google Doodle Goes Rainbow to Support LGBT Olympians

Ran Aubrey Frazier

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

'Arrow' Star Stephen Amell Says 2014 Olympics 'Marred by Homophobia'
February 06 2014 5:13 PM ET

Arrow Star Stephen Amell Says 2014 Olympics 'Marred by Homophobia'

Patrick Yacco

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.

Meet The LGBT Allies Headed to Sochi
February 06 2014 8:00 AM ET

Meet The LGBT Allies Headed to Sochi

Michelle Garcia

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.

5 Things To Know About Brian Boitano
February 06 2014 7:00 AM ET

5 Things To Know About Brian Boitano

Michelle Garcia

Brian Boitano was named to the official delegation representing the U.S. at the Sochi games. Here are five things you should know about the out Olympian.

WATCH: Underwear Models Invite You to the Sochi Olympic Pride House
February 05 2014 3:56 PM ET

WATCH: Underwear Models Invite You to Sochi's Pride House

Jase Peeples

Underwear models Brandon Robert Brown and Colby Melvin help spread the word about the Uprising of Love organization’s effort to provide Pride Houses around the country during the Sochi Winter Games.

WATCH: Two Man Luge Proves Olympics Have Always Been a Little Gay
February 05 2014 1:26 PM ET

WATCH: Two-Man Luge Proves Olympics Were Always a Little Gay

Jase Peeples

If Russian legislators hope to keep a lid on all LGBT representations during the Winter Games in Sochi, they may want to consider removing a few Olympic events.

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