Op-ed: The Race Toward Olympic Equality Is Not Finished
December 10 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Race Toward Olympic Equality Is Not Finished

Laura Clise

The amendment to protect gay athletes in the Olympic charter is a big step forward for the LGBT community, but it still falls short of the finish line.

Will Olympic Committee's New Rules Influence Antigay Host Countries?
December 08 2014 6:51 PM ET

Will Olympic Committee's New Rules Influence Antigay Host Countries?

Michelle Garcia

The International Olympic Committee voted in favor of 40 new rules, including one that protects people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Will that help LGB athletes?

Robbie Rogers's Memoir Kicks Around Depression, Redemption, And Coming Out
November 24 2014 5:00 AM ET

Robbie Rogers' Second Life

Michelle Garcia

Professional soccer player Robbie Rogers has found success in his sport after coming out, but he had to deal with plenty of internal demons to get there.

IOC Proposes Gay-Inclusive Antibias Language for Olympic Charter
November 18 2014 6:36 PM ET

IOC Proposes Gay-Inclusive Antibias Language for Olympic Charter

Annie Hollenbeck

The proposal, announced today, is one of 40 recommendations the International Olympic Committee will vote on in December.

The Moment Johnny Weir Cried in Sochi
November 13 2014 6:00 AM ET

The Moment Johnny Weir Cried in Sochi

Annie Hollenbeck

Olympian and gay ice skater Johnny Weir on his love for Russia, that one time he called LGBT activists 'idiots' (and then apologized), and the importance of a great pair of leggings.

Op-ed: Every Athlete Deserves a Shot at Realizing the Olympic Dream
October 28 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Every Athlete Deserves a Shot at Realizing the Olympic Dream

Carrie Sheinberg

When it comes to the International Olympic Committee's handling of LGBT athletes, it's business as usual — which may be the problem in the first place.

IOC: Olympic Host Cities Must Be Safe for LGBT Participants
September 25 2014 6:10 PM ET

IOC: Olympic Host Cities Must Be Safe for LGBT Participants

Annie Hollenbeck

Following the controversy around holding the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, with its anti-LGBT policies and environment, the International Olympic Committee takes a stand against discrimination.

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinksi Take Over NBC's Figure Skating Commentary
September 19 2014 3:02 PM ET

Dynamic Duo Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinksi Return to NBC

Annie Hollenbeck

The fashionable darlings of the figure skating world are back on NBC, possibly bumping longtime commentators Tom Hammond, Scott Hamilton, and Sandra Bezic from the anchor's desk.

10 Swoon-Worthy Photos of Blake Skjellerup and Fiancé Saul Carrasco
August 13 2014 7:35 AM ET

10 Swoon-Worthy Photos of Olympian and His New Fiancé

Annie Hollenbeck

Here are 10 of the cutest moments Skjellerup caught on Instagram with his husband-to-be.

Ian Thorpe Gets Kudos for Coming Out
July 13 2014 4:10 PM ET

Ian Thorpe Gets Kudos for Coming Out

Trudy Ring

Some criticize the Olympic champion swimmer for waiting, but most of the reaction is positive.

Olympic Swimming Champ Ian Thorpe Comes Out
July 12 2014 12:48 PM ET

Olympic Swimming Champ Ian Thorpe Comes Out

Trudy Ring

After years of speculation that he is gay, Thorpe confirms it in an interview to be broadcast on Australian TV Sunday night.

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

Brazilian Diver Ian Matos Comes Out as Gay
January 13 2014 12:08 PM ET

Brazilian Diver Ian Matos Comes Out as Gay

Jase Peeples

The champion diver says he was inspired to be open about his sexuality after British Olympic medalist Tom Daley revealed he’s dating a man.

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