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Gay-rights Activist Detained At Olympic Park

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — An Italian gay-rights activist has been detained by Russian police as she entered Shayba Arena at the Olympic Park to watch a h...

Olympics Officials Back Gay Rights, But Warn 'We Are Not A Human Rights Organization'

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2013 | Gay Voices

By Steve Keating PARK CITY, Utah Oct 1 (Reuters) - U.S. Olympic officials said on Tuesday they support amending the Olympic Charter to ...

Gay Russian Journalist Speaks Out Against Olympic Boycott

Posted 08.15.2013 | Gay Voices

A Russian news anchor who was fired after coming out on air spoke out against a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Tuesday evening. ...

Carrying A Torch For The Ancient Olympics: Lamenting The Loss Of The Games' Gay Soul

Kevin Childs | Posted 08.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Kevin Childs

In 393 C.E. the Christian Emperor Theodosius I put an end to the ancient Olympic Games. The nudity, the joy in physical beauty, the sheer exhilarating mix of the Games were at odds with his appropriation of a new religion and much too redolent of the old.