In two demonstrations in Moscow and St. Petersburg, LGBT activists were arrested for violating Russia's ban on so-called gay propaganda. Meanwhile, antigay demonstrators picketing in Sochi were ignored by police.
On the first full day of Olympic events, lesbian snowboarder Cheryl Maas christened the snow in women's slopestyle, and the Gay Games' organizers began preparing Ohio for this summer's events.
Underwear models Brandon Robert Brown and Colby Melvin help spread the word about the Uprising of Love organization’s effort to provide Pride Houses around the country during the Sochi Winter Games.
If Russian legislators hope to keep a lid on all LGBT representations during the Winter Games in Sochi, they may want to consider removing a few Olympic events.
The Canadian Institute of Diversity & Inclusion (CIDI), an equality rights organization, wants to remind viewers that the competition has "always been a little bit gay."