Sochi Olympics

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

February 03 2014 1:00 PM

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.

February 02 2014 2:09 PM

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.

January 31 2014 5:18 PM

A new video from the U.S. State Department paints a picture of Olympians and Paralympians as different, but equal — and includes a possible allusion to gay athletes.

January 31 2014 3:08 PM Updated

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

8:54 PM

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

3:12 PM

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.

2:53 PM

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.

1:58 PM

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.

1:52 PM

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

8:00 AM Updated