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Johnny Weir Olympics

Johnny Weir On Being A Gay Activist: ‘I Still Carry My Man Bag In Russia'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Russia's anti-gay laws have sought to oppress gays, but for figure skater Johnny Weir, it's provided a forum for him to fight for equality by merely b...

NBC to Johnny Weir: Yes to Tiaras and Mascara, No to Fur

Dan Mathews | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
Dan Mathews

Johnny Weir says he wears fur because he wants to wear something expensive in order to show that he's "made it." Well, Johnny, many of these cruelty-free designers' goods are pretty pricey, so that won't be a problem.

Johnny Weir, Olympic Champion

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

To be an Olympian, an athlete must be brave, bold and focused in the face of adversity. To win, an Olympic champion stands out from competitors by giv...

PHOTOS: Johnny Weir's Epic Outfits Deserve Their Own Gold Medal

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports

Figure skating outfits are impressive, but the real gold medal goes to Johnny Weir. The former Olympic figure skating champ has turned commentator thi...

Columnist Slams NBC For Hiring 'Flamboyant, Cross-Dressing, Homosexual' Johnny Weir

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Johnny Weir has weathered a fair amount of criticism since announcing his plans to visit the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia as a commentator fo...

Johnny Weir: 'I've Come Under So Much Hate' From The Gay Community For My Russian Views

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - As an openly gay American athlete who is a self-confessed Russophile, Johnny Weir feels he ...

Johnny Weir: NYC Activists Angered By His Russian Stance Are 'Idiots'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Johnny Weir is hitting back at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists angered by his stance on the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Rus...

Johnny Weir Drops 2014 Olympics Pursuit

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

U.S. Figure Skating announced yesterday that three-time champion Johnny Weir won't compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, likely marking the end of ...

WATCH: Johnny Weir Wears Russian Military Uniform To Discuss 2014 Sochi Olympics

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

After making a a fiery rant against Russia's anti-LGBT laws and and the International Olympics Committee, Keith Olbermann sat down with Olympic medali...

Johnny Weir: I'm Willing To Be Arrested In Russia

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Openly gay U.S. figure skate Johnny Weir recently spoke with CBS News about the prospect of competing in the 2014 Sochi Olympic games amidst Russia's ...