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

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.22.2014 | Gay 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...

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

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2014 | Gay 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 01.23.2014 | Gay 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...

Why Johnny Weir Is Planning To Hold His Tongue On Russia's Anti-Gay Laws During The Olympics

Posted 10.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Johnny Weir might be best known for his over-the-top performances, but the openly gay U.S. Olympic skater has vowed to stay uncharacteristically tight...

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.13.2013 | Gay 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 ...