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5 Things To Know About Brian Boitano

5 Things To Know About Brian Boitano

Brian Boitano was named to the official delegation representing the U.S. at the Sochi games. Here are five things you should know about the out Olympian.

Out Norwegian Pol Heads To Sochi With Husband

Out Norwegian Pol Heads To Sochi With Husband

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.

WATCH: Underwear Models Invite You to the Sochi Olympic Pride House

WATCH: Underwear Models Invite You to Sochi's Pride House

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.

WATCH: Two Man Luge Proves Olympics Have Always Been a Little Gay

WATCH: Two-Man Luge Proves Olympics Were Always a Little Gay

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.

Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation

Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation

The tennis champion will remain in the United States to care for her ailing mother.

PSA: The Winter Olympics Have Always Been a Little Bit Gay

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."

Caitlin Cahow: Without Olympics, Would People Care About Russia's Law?

Without Olympics, Would People Care About Russia's Laws?

Meet Caitlin Cahow, one of the three gay delegates who will represent the United States in Sochi, Russia.

LGBT Olympic Primer: 5 Things To Know About Caitlin Cahow

5 Things To Know About Caitlin Cahow

Caitlin Cahow is headed to her third Olympic games, this time as a delegate representing the U.S. during the closing ceremonies. Here are five things you should know about the out Olympian.

IOC President: We Are Not a 'World Government'

IOC President: We Are Not a 'World Government'

IOC president Thomas Bach claims that the power of the organization to influence hosting countries is limited, but confirmed that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will give a keynote address addressing Russia's antigay laws.

Major Olympic Sponsor AT&T Condemns Russia's Laws

Olympic Sponsor AT&T Condemns Russia's Laws

The telecommunications company condemned Russia's antigay law and the violence it has spurred.

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?

Who Has Given Russia The Coldest Shoulder, So Far?

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

WATCH: Dan Savage Praises Butterfinger for 'Monogamish' Super Bowl Ad

WATCH: Dan Savage Loved 'Monogamish' Super Bowl Ad

Super Bowl viewers were asked to consider adding a third to their relationships.

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