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LGBT Olympic Primer: 5 Things To Know About Caitlin Cahow

5 Things To Know About Caitlin Cahow

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.

WATCH: Parisians Protest Sochi Olympics With Visual Demonstration

WATCH: Parisians Colorfully Protest Sochi Olympics

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.

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?

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

Finnish Olympic Swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen Comes Out as Gay

Finnish Olympic Swimmer Comes Out to Protest Russia

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.

GLAAD Releases Guide for Media Covering Sochi Olympics

GLAAD Releases Guide for Media Covering Sochi Olympics

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

The Very Short List: Who Is Gay In The Olympics?
February 08 2014 12:51 PM ET

The Very Short List: Who Is Gay in the Olympics?

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

The Long History of Olympic Boycotts, Protests and Demonstrations

The Long History of Olympic Protests

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

German President Will Boycott Sochi Olympics

German President Will Boycott Sochi Olympics

Joachim Gauck, who holds the mostly ceremonial title of President, is among the first major politicians to boycott the 2014 Olympics over host country Russia's human rights violations.

16 Original Illustrations That Protest Putin's Homophobia

16 Awesome Illustrations That Protest Putin's Russia

Does art speak louder than words? Anna Goodson and her bunch of talented illustrators created a gallery of protest images that range from funny to sweetly moving.

Cher Turned Down Olympics Gig Because of Russia's 'Gay Hate'

Cher Turned Down Olympics Gig Because of Russia's 'Gay Hate'

She 'immediately said no' to a Russian official who asked to perform, she says.

LGBT Organization Plans Protest of Coca Cola Olympic Sponsorship

LGBT Organization Plans Protest of Coca Cola Over Olympics

Queer Nation is asking the Coca Cola Company to stop sponsoring hate with a protest planned for August 28 in Times Square.

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