WATCH: Underwear Models Invite You to the Sochi Olympic Pride House
February 05 2014 3:56 PM ET

WATCH: Underwear Models Invite You to Sochi's Pride House

Jase Peeples

Underwear models Brandon Robert Brown and Colby Melvin help spread the word about the Uprising of Love organization’s effort to provide Pride Houses around the country during the Sochi Winter Games.

WATCH: Two Man Luge Proves Olympics Have Always Been a Little Gay
February 05 2014 1:26 PM ET

WATCH: Two-Man Luge Proves Olympics Were Always a Little Gay

Jase Peeples

If Russian legislators hope to keep a lid on all LGBT representations during the Winter Games in Sochi, they may want to consider removing a few Olympic events.

Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation
February 05 2014 12:12 PM ET

Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation

Michelle Garcia

The tennis champion will remain in the United States to care for her ailing mother.

Caitlin Cahow: Without Olympics, Would People Care About Russia's Law?
February 05 2014 6:30 AM ET

Without Olympics, Would People Care About Russia's Laws?

Michelle Garcia

Meet Caitlin Cahow, one of the three gay delegates who will represent the United States in Sochi, Russia.

LGBT Olympic Primer: 5 Things To Know About Caitlin Cahow
February 05 2014 6:00 AM ET

5 Things To Know About Caitlin Cahow

Keith Hutson

Caitlin Cahow is headed to her third Olympic games, this time as a delegate representing the U.S. during the closing ceremonies. Here are five things you should know about the out Olympian.

IOC President: We Are Not a 'World Government'
February 04 2014 3:11 PM ET

IOC President: We Are Not a 'World Government'

Daniel Reynolds

IOC president Thomas Bach claims that the power of the organization to influence hosting countries is limited, but confirmed that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will give a keynote address addressing Russia's antigay laws.

Major Olympic Sponsor AT&T Condemns Russia's Laws
February 04 2014 2:07 PM ET

Olympic Sponsor AT&T Condemns Russia's Laws

Michelle Garcia

The telecommunications company condemned Russia's antigay law and the violence it has spurred.

A Timeline — Because It's So Bad in Russia It's Hard to Remember Everything
February 04 2014 6:00 AM ET

A Timeline of Just How Bad It's Gotten in Russia 

Daniel Reynolds

From Pussy Riot to Putin, The Advocate outlines the key events that surrounded the passing of Russia's 'gay propaganda' laws and the aftermath leading to the Olympics.

WATCH: Parisians Protest Sochi Olympics With Visual Demonstration
February 03 2014 4:32 PM ET

WATCH: Parisians Colorfully Protest Sochi Olympics

Sunnivie Brydum

Just days before the opening ceremonies in Sochi, Russia, activists in Paris took to the streets to highlight the Olympic host country's human rights violations.

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?
February 03 2014 1:00 PM ET

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?

Michelle Garcia

While there is no one way to register unhappiness with Russia's laws and antigay violence, some are much colder than others.

Finnish Olympic Swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen Comes Out as Gay
February 02 2014 2:09 PM ET

Finnish Olympic Swimmer Comes Out to Protest Russia

Jase Peeples

In an effort to raise awareness of Russia's antigay legislation ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, Finnish Olympic Swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen has come out of as gay.

WATCH: Swedes Sing Russian National Anthem to Show LGBT Support
January 31 2014 5:18 PM ET

WATCH: Swedes Sing Russian Anthem For LGBT Support

Jase Peeples

2,000 people gathered in Stockholm's Olympic Stadium to show their support of LGBT people in Russia by singing the Russian National Anthem surrounded by rainbow flags.

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