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Russia Olympics Boycott

Britain's Surprise Gay Move For Sochi Olympics?

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2014 | Gay Voices

LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Britain is to send the government minister responsible for the country's recently passed same sex marriage laws to next mon...

Russia's Gay Community's Plea For The Sochi Olympics

Agence France Presse | Maria Antonova | Posted 12.14.2013 | Gay Voices

While Western gay activists call for an outright boycott of the Winter Olympics in Sochi over a homophobic new law, the Russian city's discreet gay co...

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 ...

Is Russia's Anti-Gay Law's Impact On The Olympics Just 'Speculation'?

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The head of the Sochi Olympics asked the IOC on Sunday to help "stop this campaign and this speculation" related to the ant...

Hockey Needs to Be the Centerpiece for Protest at the Sochi Olympics

Andrei Markovits | Posted 08.14.2013 | World
Andrei Markovits

Here's to hoping that the National Hockey League will realize the immense voice that it has in this important matter and that it will choose some means to make it heard.

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."