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Russia's Queer 'Genetic Code'

Russia's Queer 'Genetic Code'

Kevin Childs  08.12.2013
Take a peek at Russia's past and you'll find a remarkably tenacious queerness. It has informed society, even defined revolutionary causes,...
'This T-Shirt Alone Would Be Enough To Have Me Jailed'

'This T-Shirt Alone Would Be Enough To Have Me Jailed'

Ryan Buxton  08.12.2013
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are less than six months away and the debate continues to rage on about whether allies of the LGBT community...
Anti-Gay Laws Are Symbols of Russian Decline

Anti-Gay Laws Are Symbols of Russian Decline

Brian Stone  08. 7.2013
Putin is also trying to revive Cold War tensions with the Snowden affair and is bullying LGBT citizens as if this had any chance of resuscitating...
Instead of Punishing Russia, IOC May Punish Pro-Gay Olympians

Instead of Punishing Russia, IOC May Punish Pro-Gay Olympians

John Becker  08. 7.2013
The New York Times' Jeré Longman reports that the Olympic Charter "prohibits athletes from making political gestures during the Winter...
Don't Boycott: Ban Russia From Their Own Winter Olympics

Don't Boycott: Ban Russia From Their Own Winter Olympics

Cyd Zeigler  08. 7.2013
While the Russians would love an American boycott of the Games, being banned from their own Games would help drive public sentiment. Instead...
Obama Has 'No Patience' For LGBT Discrimination In Russia

Obama Has 'No Patience' For LGBT Discrimination In Russia

08. 6.2013
BURBANK, Calif. -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he has "no patience" for countries, like Russia, that intimidate and harm individuals...
Recent Profiles in Leadership

Recent Profiles in Leadership

Dana Beyer  07.31.2013
There have been times in modern U.S. and world history when thoughtful, responsive and compassionate leadership was nowhere to be found....
Boycott Russia? Here's a Better Idea

Boycott Russia? Here's a Better Idea

Gabe Zichermann  07.30.2013
Though our best intentions -- and the classic protest playbook -- tell us that a boycott and international pressure is the best approach,...