The tennis champion will remain in the United States to care for her ailing mother.
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."
Meet Caitlin Cahow, one of the three gay delegates who will represent the United States in Sochi, Russia.
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.
While there is no one way to register unhappiness with Russia's laws and antigay violence, some are much colder than others.
Super Bowl viewers were asked to consider adding a third to their relationships.
Coke has been criticized for continuing to sponsor the Olympics in Russia despite that country's antigay laws.