U.S. Olympic Committee Adds Sexual Orientation to Nondiscrimination Code
October 11 2013 4:03 PM ET

U.S. Olympic Committee Says No to Discrimination

Sunnivie Brydum

The United States Olympic Committee announced that it has expanded its existing nondiscrimination policy to include protections for sexual orientation.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow on Russia's American-Made Antigay Climate
October 11 2013 11:52 AM ET

WATCH: Rachel Maddow on NOM's Meddling in Russia

Sunnivie Brydum

The out MSNBC anchor contends that 'a virulently antigay Russia' was 'made in America.'

WATCH: Moscow Crowd Supports Arrested LGBT Activists — Until They Find Out What They're Protesting
October 10 2013 12:09 PM ET

Moscow Crowd Briefly Supports LGBT Activists

Sunnivie Brydum

When a group of LGBT activists took to the street in Moscow to protest the nation's anti-LGBT laws, bystanders initially supported them — until the protestors spoke out about what they were fighting for.

IOC 'Completely Satisfied' With Russia's Anti-LGBT Laws
September 26 2013 2:35 PM ET

IOC 'Completely Satisfied' With Russia's Anti-LGBT Laws

Sunnivie Brydum

The International Olympic Committee said it doesn't have the authority to interfere with the laws of the nation hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics.

WATCH: Russian Pol Says Gays Rape Children, Fake Hate Crimes
September 24 2013 5:56 PM ET

WATCH: Russian Pol Says Gays Rape Kids, Fake Hate Crimes

Trudy Ring

Parliament member Vitaly Milonov made numerous inflammatory statements to a French journalist who encountered him at St. Petersburg's Queer Fest.

Putin Stays on Antigay Offensive
September 20 2013 6:35 PM ET

Putin Stays on Antigay Offensive

Trudy Ring

Equating same-sex relationships with 'traditional' families is like equating belief in God with belief in Satan, the Russian president said Thursday.

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