Why, in this apparent sea of nirvana, are we as athletes choosing to speak out in support of the oppressed LGBT community in Russia?
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You never know who is listening, and you never know how a casual use of a slur will impact a teammate.
It is my concern what happens after the Sochi Games are over. There are LGBT children born in Russia every day, and who is there to protect those children?
Viewers of the Sochi Winter Olympics have the opportunity to send a clear message to the LGBT community in Russia: while their cause might not be seen...
Here are my top five recommendations of ways to be supportive of athletes and Russians who are gay and dealing with this law and its challenges at the Sochi Games:
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