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2014 Winter Olympics

NBC Criticized for Editing of Olympics Speech

The network removed part of International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach's comments against discrimination.

Opening Ceremony Was a Snark Fest on Twitter

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

Gay At The Games: Snowboarding, Obama's Gay Message

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.

Billie Jean King Drops Out of Sochi Delegation

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

PHOTOS: Protesting Russia's Laws in Tutus and Toe Shoes

Ballet dancers and Amnesty International activists presented a scene from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and delivered petitions to the Russian Embassy in London, in protest of Russia's 'gay propaganda' law.

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

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

WATCH: Russian Activist Detained for Unfurling Rainbow Flag

Pavel Lebedev was tackled to the ground and detained by police Saturday after he waved a rainbow flag during the Olympic torch's procession through the Russian town of Voronezh.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Covers 'Homophobic Olympics'

The Daily Show host counts down the countries who are contenders for the gold in the race to become the world's number one antigay country.

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

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.

WATCH: Will Russia Take Kids From Gay Parents After Olympics?

A new report from CNN suggests that a bill aiming to revoke the parental rights of gay and lesbian Russians is likely to be reintroduced after the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, with a few minor adjustments.

Russia Accuses EU of 'Aggressive Propaganda' of Gay Love

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

Olympic 'Mayor:' Gay Cartoons Could Harm Kids

The appointed mayor of Sochi's Olympic skiing village says the anti-LGBT propaganda law protects kids from seeing "a king love another king."

State Dept. Warns LGBT Olympic Spectators

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.

WATCH: Janet Napolitano 'Evolves' on Marriage Equality

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.

WATCH: Step Inside Sochi's Gay Nightclub

A CNN news report shows that the patrons and owner of a gay-friendly bar in Sochi, Russia, and reveals that they do not support a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Russia Is Spying on LGBT Activists Who Meet With HRC

A so-called expose that aired on Russian television this week reveals that government officials recorded private conversations between LGBT activists and international human rights organizations in October.

IOC President Won't Meet With LGBT Activists in Russia

But Thomas Bach did propose an alternate meeting with Russian activists at the IOC's headquarters in Switzerland.

Putin Promises Gay Olympians Will Be 'Comfortable' in Sochi

Russian president Vladimir Putin told national sports officials today that his administration will 'do everything' to make sure LGBT athletes and spectators are 'comfortable' at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow on NOM's Meddling in Russia

The out MSNBC anchor contends that 'a virulently antigay Russia' was 'made in America.'

WATCH: Olympic Torch Extinguished in Moscow

We'll make no comment about that particularly fabulous snowsuit he's wearing.