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Lawn Across From Westboro Baptist Church Plays Host To 'Gay Olympics'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Planting Peace hosted an event over the weekend at its now-famous Equality House in Topeka, Kan. that sought to bring visibility to the plight of the ...

Urgent Sports Bulletin: Putin Fires at Olympic Hockey Coach

Mark Steinberg | Posted 02.21.2014 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Scene: The Office of Russian President Vladimir Putin

Weeklings!: The Untold Gay Olympic History (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 04.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2014-02-13-weeklingsgayolympicssmall.pngThe 2014 Winter Olympics in quaint ol' horrible Sochi are rolling along, but to remind Vladimir Putin that he's not the boss of us, let's create our own gay propaganda. In this edition of Weeklings!, I teach you the untold(/untrue) gay history of the Olympics.

I Want the Openly Gay Michael Sam on My Football Team

Isaac Saul | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Isaac Saul

I've made my mind up about the NFL's first openly gay draft prospect: I want him. I want him on my team, in the NFL, playing for my fantasy defense and leveling hit-sticks in Madden.

Nobody Tell Russia, But Look How Super Gay Their Olympics Opening Ceremony Was

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker & Nick Wing | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices

Russia's anti-gay policies have taken center stage in the buildup to the 2014 Winter Olympics, with homophobic delusion going so far as to lead the ma...

Olympics Officials Are 'Putting Their Head In The Sand' Over Russian Gay Law, Says Out Athlete

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Tennis star Martina Navratilova and U.S. basketball player Jason Collins said on...

Despite Russia's Anti-Gay Crackdown, Gay Scene In Olympic Town Thrives

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 11.29.2013 | Gay Voices

SOCHI, Russia -- A man named Ravil catapults onto the dance floor and starts stomping out the lezginka, the arrogant rooster strut of the Chechen nati...

This Olympic Athlete Calls Russia's Anti-Gay Laws 'Horrific'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Australia's The Telegraph recently interviewed Aussie diver Matthew Mitcham, who won a gold medal during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, about the ongoing...

U.S. Should Not Boycott Russian Olympics Over LGBT Rights

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 08.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

The state of LGBT rights in Russia is disgraceful. It's good reason to petition the president for sanctions on Russia or protest in front of the UN. But Russian LGBT rights have nothing to do with the athletes who have put in years of sacrifice and hard work to reach their "one moment in time."

What Does Russia's Gay Ban Ruling Mean For Gay Olympians At Next Year's Winter Olympics?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.15.2013 | Gay Voices

With Russia recently passing their anti-gay gag ruling, it raised some questions concerning next year's Winter Olympic Games. The International Olympi...

Matthew Mitcham Gets Shirtless In Italy For Sexy B-52's Cover

Posted 08.27.2012 | Gay Voices

As if we weren't already smitten with his "Single Ladies" and "Family Guy" theme song covers, Matthew Mitcham is back with yet another swoon-worthy mu...

Gay Olympians Are Triumphant In London -- But Will The Next Host City Be As Welcoming?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.09.2012 | Gay Voices

LONDON -- It has been a great games for gay Olympians – probably. British equestrian Carl Hester won gold in team dressage in London. Midfielde...

Meet The 22 Out Gay Olympians Competing In London

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 07.27.2012 | Gay Voices

Of the nearly 11,000 athletes from around the world who have arrived in London and now eagerly await tonight's reportedly fanfare-filled Olympic openi...

Cruising The Olympics: Did Gay Olympic Athletes Overload Grindr?

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 07.24.2012 | Gay Voices

If you were one of London's estimated 350,000 Grindr users trying to log into the GPS-based gay dating App last week, you may have encountered some di...

Nepal's Sunil Pant Keeps His Country At The Forefront Of LGBT Rights

Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols | Posted 06.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols

There is not one single gay bar in Nepal. Yet this small country, which ranks near the bottom of the Human Development Index, emerges as a world leader in progressive laws supporting LGBT individuals. The man behind all of this is Sunil Pant.

Friday Talking Points [133] -- The Silly Season Begins

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

August in Washington means the beginning of the official "silly season" of politics. This is because Congress takes the whole month off, and politica...