If You Ask These Queens, Sochi's Gay Scene Is No Drag
February 19 2014 6:00 AM ET

If You Ask These Queens, Sochi's Gay Scene Is No Drag

Ryan Howe

While in Russia, we explored the short history of Sochi’s drag culture and the queens who started it.

Opening Ceremony Was a Snark Fest on Twitter
February 08 2014 2:06 AM ET

Opening Ceremony Was a Snark Fest on Twitter

Jami Smith

Gaysayer Twitter comedians went for the gold in snark during the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Two More Olympic Sponsors Condemn Russian Law
February 06 2014 2:08 PM ET

Two More Olympic Sponsors Condemn Russian Law

Michelle Garcia

Chobani and DeVry University are the two newest sponsors of the U.S. Olympic Committee sponsors to condemn Russia's antigay law.

Out Norwegian Pol Heads To Sochi With Husband
February 05 2014 7:47 PM ET

Out Norwegian Pol Heads To Sochi With Husband

Michelle Garcia

Norway's openly gay health minister said it's only natural that he bring his husband to the Paralympic games with him in Sochi, Russia.

Sochi Mayor: We Don't Have Gays in Our Town
January 27 2014 2:00 PM ET

Sochi Mayor: We Don't Have Gays in Our Town

Sunnivie Brydum

Sochi mayor Anatoly Pakhomov says there are no gay people in his Russian town — at least none that he knows of.

Putin to Gays: Leave Kids Alone and You'll Be Safe
January 17 2014 12:46 PM ET

Putin to Gays: Leave Kids Alone and You'll Be Safe

Sunnivie Brydum

The Russian president contends LGBT people will be welcome in Sochi for the Winter Olympics, as long as they don't try to speak to children.

Russia Accuses EU of 'Aggressive Propaganda of Homosexual Love'
January 15 2014 7:39 PM ET

Russia Accuses EU of 'Aggressive Propaganda' of Gay Love

Sunnivie Brydum

The report, from Russia's Foreign Ministry, also calls out 'xenophobia, racism, violent nationalism, and neo-Nazism' in Europe.

State Department Warns LGBT Americans Traveling to Russia
January 10 2014 7:46 PM ET

State Dept. Warns LGBT Olympic Spectators

Sunnivie Brydum

In advance of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, next month, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel advisory for American citizens.

Janet Napolitano Discusses LGBT Rights on 'Meet the Press'
January 07 2014 3:54 PM ET

WATCH: Janet Napolitano 'Evolves' on Marriage Equality

Michael Regula

The former Department of Homeland Security secretary and current Olympic delegate discussed security and LGBT rights ahead of the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, next month.

New York Officials Demand Olympic Sponsors Take Action
December 05 2013 4:39 PM ET

New York Officials Demand Olympic Sponsors Take Action

Michael Regula

New York's comptroller sent a letter demanding major Olympic sponsors take action against Russia's LGBT oppression.

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