Coke Apologizes for Antigay Social Media Tool

Coke Apologizes for Antigay Social Media Tool

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

Blake Skjellerup Misses Olympic Qualification

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

'Share a Coke' — Unless You're Gay

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

The Long History of Olympic Protests

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

WATCH: Activists Brilliantly Remix Coke Ad to Protest Olympics

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

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

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

Maddow: Gay Athletes in Sochi Are Brave

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

What Is the Media's Role in Pushing for LGBT Rights in Russia?

What's the Media's Role in Pushing for Rights in Russia?

A panel of journalists and entertainers tackled the question Thursday, along with other issues regarding LGBT people and the media.

Vladimir Putin Has Gay Friends?

Vladimir Putin Has Gay Friends?

The Russian president contends that he can't be homophobic because he has gay friends and would like to meet Elton John.

Putin's PR Contradicts Reality

Putin's PR Contradicts Reality

Russia's president claims no one is discriminated against and no one is hurt by antigay laws — meanwhile, arrests continue.

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