Sochi Olympics

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.

January 28 2014 2:02 PM

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

5:33 PM

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.

2:57 PM

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

9:00 AM

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.

January 25 2014 1:07 PM

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.

January 24 2014 2:28 PM

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

January 24 2014 1:59 PM

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

January 23 2014 4:21 PM

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

January 20 2014 1:38 PM

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

January 19 2014 5:19 PM