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Winter Olympics 2014

Instead of Punishing Russia, IOC May Punish Pro-Gay Olympians

John Becker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Becker

The New York Times' Jeré Longman reports that the Olympic Charter "prohibits athletes from making political gestures during the Winter and Summer Games," and that this prohibition could be used to "banish" Olympians who choose to protest, even silently, against Russian homophobia.

Don't Boycott: Ban Russia From Their Own Winter Olympics

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cyd Zeigler

While the Russians would love an American boycott of the Games, being banned from their own Games would help drive public sentiment. Instead of asking our athletes to carry messages that would fall on deaf ears, it would drive Russian Olympic hopefuls to speak out to their own government.

Recent Profiles in Leadership

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

There have been times in modern U.S. and world history when thoughtful, responsive and compassionate leadership was nowhere to be found. This past week we were treated to a sudden outburst of enlightened engagement from three people who are closely watched by millions.

Senators Press Putin To Send Back Snowden

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) introduced a resolution Friday calling on President Barack Obama to recommend an alternative ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick had his World Series ring stolen from his Seattle home. Of course police have nothing to go on. They've never seen a World Series ring in Seattle before.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The odds that there will be an NFL lockout are placed at 70% by one gambling site.