WATCH: Reporter Recounts Harassment in Russia
January 30 2014 8:54 PM ET

WATCH: Reporter Recounts Harassment in Russia

Ran Aubrey Frazier

A Norwegian TV journalist tells of the intimidation he and his crew suffered while reporting on Olympics preparations.

GLAAD Releases Guide for Media Covering Sochi Olympics
January 30 2014 3:12 PM ET

GLAAD Releases Guide for Media Covering Sochi Olympics

Ran Aubrey Frazier

The guide aims to help reporters tell the stories of LGBT Russians suffering under the nation's antigay policies.

IOC Member Says Russia's 'Antigay Stuff' Is Overblown
January 30 2014 2:53 PM ET

IOC Member Says Russia's 'Antigay Stuff' Is Overblown

Sunnivie Brydum

Canadian International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound says he doesn't agree with Russia's 'gay propaganda' ban, but other countries have much worse laws penalizing LGBT people.

WATCH: YouTubers Mock Homophobia in 'Mother Russia'
January 30 2014 1:58 PM ET

WATCH: YouTubers Mock Homophobia in 'Mother Russia'

Jase Peeples

In a hilarious new video, a team of YouTubers don’t just tell us why Russia is one of the gayest countries on the planet, they sing it in a show tune.

Top Russian Official Says Olympic Athletes Cannot Protest
January 30 2014 1:52 PM ET

Top Russian Official Says Olympic Athletes Cannot Protest

Sunnivie Brydum

The statement appears to contradict assurances made Monday by the president of the International Olympic Committee that athletes could make political statements at press conferences in Sochi.

The Very Short List: Who Is Gay In The Olympics?
January 30 2014 8:00 AM ET February 08 2014 12:51 PM ET

The Very Short List: Who Is Gay in the Olympics?

Michelle Garcia

Who will represent Team LGBT in Sochi? Barely a handful of athletes worldwide have come out.

Coke Apologizes for Antigay Social Media Tool
January 28 2014 2:02 PM ET

Coke Apologizes for Antigay Social Media Tool

Sunnivie Brydum

The Olympics sponsor contends programming was to blame for responses that many considered antigay when pro-LGBT words were entered into various interactive portions of the brand's site.

Blake Skjellerup Misses Olympic Qualification
January 27 2014 5:33 PM ET

Blake Skjellerup Misses Olympic Qualification

Michelle Garcia

Gay New Zealand Olympic hopeful Blake Skjellerup announces that he will not be heading to Sochi next week.

'Share a Coke' — Unless You're Gay
January 27 2014 2:57 PM ET

'Share a Coke' — Unless You're Gay

Sunnivie Brydum

The beverage manufacturer and Sochi Olympics sponsor is in hot water for a social media tool that appears to deny the existence of several pro-gay words.

The Long History of Olympic Boycotts, Protests and Demonstrations
January 27 2014 9:00 AM ET

The Long History of Olympic Protests

Michelle Garcia

Geopolitics have always been associated with the Olympics, and this year will be no exception.

WATCH: Coke Ad Gets an Unforgettable Makeover as Protest for Sponsoring Olympics
January 25 2014 1:07 PM ET

WATCH: Activists Brilliantly Remix Coke Ad to Protest Olympics

Trudy Ring

Queer Nation has released a video putting a new spin on a classic Coke ad, while some LGBT advocates are using a McDonald's Twitter hashtag to protest Russia's antigay laws.

Russian Prime Minister: 'No Problem at All' With Gay Propaganda Ban
January 24 2014 2:28 PM ET

Russian PM: 'No Problem at All' With Gay Propaganda Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that he has no knowledge of the 'gay propaganda' ban being enforced and that he hasn't heard any complaints from LGBT Russians.

Maddow: Gay Athletes in Sochi Are Brave
January 24 2014 1:59 PM ET

Maddow: Gay Athletes in Sochi Are Brave

Michelle Garcia

Rachel Maddow says LGBT athletes being out at the games will be like a "one-finger salute" to Vladimir Putin."

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