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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.

February 05 2014 3:56 PM

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.

February 05 2014 1:26 PM

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

February 05 2014 12:12 PM

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

February 05 2014 6:30 AM

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.

February 05 2014 6:00 AM

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.

February 04 2014 3:11 PM

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

February 04 2014 2:07 PM

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

February 03 2014 1:00 PM