With the Olympics being held in Russia, some are speaking up for LGBT equality. They are our champions. Tell us who makes you proud at #championequality via social media.

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.

February 06 2014 7:00 AM

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.

February 05 2014 3:56 PM

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.

February 05 2014 1:26 PM

Caitlin Cahow is headed to her third Olympic games, this time as a delegate representing the U.S. during the closing ceremonies. Here are five things you should know about the out Olympian.

February 05 2014 6:00 AM

Just days before the opening ceremonies in Sochi, Russia, activists in Paris took to the streets to highlight the Olympic host country's human rights violations.

February 03 2014 4:32 PM

While there is no one way to register unhappiness with Russia's laws and antigay violence, some are much colder than others.

February 03 2014 1:00 PM

In an effort to raise awareness of Russia's antigay legislation ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, Finnish Olympic Swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen has come out of as gay.

February 02 2014 2:09 PM

The guide aims to help reporters tell the stories of LGBT Russians suffering under the nation's antigay policies.

January 30 2014 3:12 PM

Who will represent Team LGBT in Sochi? Barely a handful of athletes worldwide have come out.

January 30 2014 8:00 AM Updated

Geopolitics have always been associated with the Olympics, and this year will be no exception.

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