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WATCH: Parody Video Gives a New Definition of 'Sochi'
February 01 2014 4:00 AM ET

WATCH: Parody Video Gives a New Definition of 'Sochi'

Jami Smith

This video might have you clutching your pearls with its new definition of the word "Sochi."

WATCH: YouTubers Mock Homophobia in 'Mother Russia'
January 30 2014 1:58 PM ET

WATCH: YouTubers Mock Homophobia in 'Mother Russia'

Jase Peeples

In a hilarious new video, a team of YouTubers don’t just tell us why Russia is one of the gayest countries on the planet, they sing it in a show tune.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Rants About Grammy Gay Weddings
January 28 2014 3:26 PM ET

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Rants About Grammy Weddings

Jami Smith

Colbert wonders how many couples may have been inadvertently 'gay married' at the Grammys.

WATCH: Bill Hader on Aggressive Stefon Fans and Kissing Ty Burrell
January 28 2014 1:21 PM ET

WATCH: Bill Hader on Aggressive Stefon Fans and Kissing Ty Burrell

Jami Smith

Fans of Bill Hader's SNL character Stefon can get pretty aggressive, even in front of Hader's young daughter. Hader also dishes on Conan about his steamy scene with Ty Burrell in his latest film, The Skeleton Twins.

Op-ed: Some Tough Love for 'Same Love'
January 27 2014 5:19 PM ET

Op-ed: Some Tough Love for 'Same Love'

Cameron Esposito

Comedian Cameron Esposito explains why even after a historic moment at the 2014 Grammys, we still have a long road ahead for equality.

January 27 2014 10:51 AM ET

WATCH: Men's Heterosexual Figure Skating from SNL

Russia's not going to get out of this one anytime soon

Best Tweets: Gayest Grammys Anyone Could Imagine
January 27 2014 12:53 AM ET

Best Tweets: Gayest Grammys Anyone Could Dream Up

Jami Smith

Here are our favorite tweets from a night crammed with "Same Love."

WATCH: Kate McKinnon's Russian Villager Is Surprised Anyone Comes to Russia
January 26 2014 1:18 PM ET

WATCH: SNL Shows Us What Russia's Really Like

Jami Smith

Olya Povlatsky has only been to Sochi once and it was to throw herself into the sea.

These Four College Dudes are More Obsessed with Ellen Than You
January 26 2014 9:30 AM ET

These Four College Dudes Are More Obsessed with Ellen Than You

Jami Smith

Everyone loves Ellen, even straight guys with washboard abs.

WATCH: Sexy Marines Recreate 'Greased Lightning' Almost Exactly
January 25 2014 1:51 PM ET

WATCH: Swoon Over the Swedish Marines' Danny Zuko

Jami Smith

Adorable soldiers stationed in Afghanistan use their break time to choreograph an almost shot-by-shot replica of "Greased Lightning," complete with a sexy Danny Zuko.

Jon Stewart Mocks Antigay Countries In 'The 2014 Homophobic Olympics'
January 22 2014 12:22 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.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Slays Louie Gohmert's 'Plumbing Lesson' Remark
January 17 2014 3:43 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart's 'Plumbing Lesson' for Texas Rep.

Jami Smith

Jon Stewart took Rep. Louie Gohmert to school over his remark about federal judges needing 'plumbing lessons' following pro-equality rulings in Utah and Oklahoma.

WATCH: Billie Jean King Comes Out Swinging on <em>Colbert Report</em>
January 16 2014 7:00 AM ET

WATCH: Billie Jean King Comes Out Swinging on Colbert

Jami Smith

Billie Jean King tells Stephen Colbert that she's not afraid to face Vladimir Putin in the interrogation room.

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