IOC: Olympic Host Cities Must Be Safe for LGBT Participants
September 25 2014 7:10 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 4:02 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 8:35 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 5:10 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 1:48 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 1:09 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 1:08 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.

Obama, Biden Won't Be at Olympics
December 17 2013 7:34 PM ET

Obama, Biden Won't Be at Olympics

Trudy Ring

In a move interpreted as a protest of Russia's antigay laws, neither the president, the vice president, nor their wives will be in the U.S. delegations to Sochi, but some out athletes will.

Russia Expert to Offer Political Commentary During Olympics
December 10 2013 8:56 PM ET

Russia Expert to Offer Political Commentary During Olympics

Trudy Ring

In NBC's Olympics coverage, journalist and historian David Remnick will likely touch on the situation of LGBT Russians under the nation's 'gay propaganda' law.

New York Officials Demand Olympic Sponsors Take Action
December 05 2013 4:39 PM ET

New York Officials Demand Olympic Sponsors Take Action

Michael Regula

New York's comptroller sent a letter demanding major Olympic sponsors take action against Russia's LGBT oppression.

Senators to IOC: Make Sure LGBTs Protected During Olympics
November 11 2013 3:08 PM ET

Senators to IOC: Make Sure LGBTs Protected During Olympics

Trudy Ring

Twelve senators question the International Olympic Committee on its reaction to Olympics host Russia's antigay law.

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