New York City police are investigating an apparent hate crime outside a cinema in Chelsea
Sen. Chuck Schumer believes the Sochi Games provide an excellent opportunity for countries to show support of LGBT people.
Under Canadian law, claims from LGBT asylum-seekers will be treated in the same manner as those from other persecuted minority groups.
The IOC claims the Olympics' own rules bars athletes from showing support of the LGBT community at the upcoming Winter Games in Sochi.
U.S. district judge Shira Sheindlin said the policy violates the U.S. Constitution and functions as police-sanctioned racial profiling.