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?

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.

Gay at The Games: 7 Unforgettable Olympic Moments
February 25 2014 6:00 AM ET

Gay at The Games: 7 Unforgettable Olympic Moments

Michelle Garcia

As we say goodbye to Sochi (but not to our coverage of the anti-LGBT law in Russia), we have a few moments that will undoubtedly stick.

Gay at the Games: Billie Jean King Makes Her Mark
February 24 2014 2:01 PM ET

Gay at the Games: Billie Jean King Makes Her Mark

Michelle Garcia

Tennis legend Billie Jean King says it's time for the IOC to consider potential host countries' laws when selecting the next location of the games.

Gay at the Games: Hockey Madness, Wüst Goes for Medal 5
February 21 2014 2:51 PM ET

Gay at the Games: Hockey Madness, Wüst Goes for Medal 5

Michelle Garcia

Golden dreams were dashed this week on the ice at Sochi.

Sochi's Soundtrack: Viral Videos Protest Russia's LGBT Hatred
February 21 2014 2:02 PM ET

Sochi’s Soundtrack: Viral Videos Protest Russia’s LGBT Hatred

Kevin OKeeffe

From Pussy Riot to a revamped Coke ad, there's been no shortage of Sochi spoofing this winter.

WATCH: Lipinski and Weir, A Match Made For Instagram
February 21 2014 12:57 PM ET

WATCH: Lipinski and Weir, A Match Made For Instagram

Michelle Garcia

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski talk social media, Pussy Riot, and LGBT activists in Russia.

Gay At The Games: Weir's Braided Statement, Pussy Riot's Shoutout to Gays
February 20 2014 1:40 PM ET

Gay At The Games: Weir's Coded Braid, Pussy Riot's Shoutout

Michelle Garcia

Johnny Weir is showing solidarity with the people of Ukraine through his hair.

Gay at the Games: Another Medal for Wüst, Pussy Riot Strikes Again
February 19 2014 1:28 PM ET

Gay at the Games: Another Medal for Wüst, Pussy Riot Strikes Again

Michelle Garcia

Ireen Wüst has picked up another silver medal in Sochi, while Aussie snowboarder Belle Brockhoff deals with family drama.

IOC Defends Removal of Trans MP for Rainbow Protest
February 18 2014 3:22 PM ET

IOC Defends Removal of Trans MP for Rainbow Protest

Sunnivie Brydum

The International Olympic Committee is defending the removal of several LGBT activists from the Olympic village Sunday, including a transgender former member of Italy's parliament.

Gay at the Games: Olympic Dad Cries 'Bias,' IOC Plays Defense
February 18 2014 3:10 PM ET

Gay at the Games: Olympic Dad Cries 'Bias,' IOC on Defense

Michelle Garcia

Belle Brockhoff's father cries foul at some of the treatment his daughter and her Aussie teammates have received.

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