The president of SPI North America, known for its Stoli brand of vodka, reacts to Russia’s antigay laws with a program aimed at developing LGBT leaders worldwide.
Pavel Lebedev was tackled to the ground and detained by police Saturday after he waved a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch's procession through the Russian town of Voronezh.
In a wide-ranging radio segment touching on figures as diverse as Andrew Cuomo and Vladimir Putin, Beck claims he has no use for homophobes — yet he's certainly worked with some.
As part of NBC's Olympics coverage, the tennis star is assigned to share stories about how beautiful it is to live in Russia, where she's from.
Life for gays and lesbians in Russia is clandestine and convoluted. But the country is inscrutable to the West, so it may be impossible to seek civil rights advances like anything we’d imagine. Photographs by Davide Monteleone
The Russian president contends LGBT people will be welcome in Sochi for the Winter Olympics, as long as they don't try to speak to children.