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These Athletes Think Michael Sam Will Fit In The NFL Just Fine

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports

It's been three months since former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam announced that he is gay. The 2014 NFL Draft prospect is poised to become t...

The Olympics Are Over, Now What?

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

The Olympics are over and maybe those of us who deplore the situation of the LGBT community in Russia can again all sound like we are on the same side.

The Closet, the Media and the Big, Queer Family

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

At this reunion at Chalo's wedding, there was something missing: That imaginary shield I wore my whole time as a teenager was gone.

What Would Vladimir Putin Do?

Sarah M. Hoffman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Sarah M. Hoffman

It's the perfect time to ask, what would Brian Boitano do? He'd fight the evil robot king and save the human race again.

My U.S. Olympic Delegation Story

Brian Boitano | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Brian Boitano

The International Olympic Committee will never again select a host country that is not tolerant and that does not support human rights, and that in itself is a next step.

Brian Boitano: 'I Wanted To Support The Country' And Obama's Message By Coming Out

Posted 02.12.2014 | Gay Voices

Olympic gold medalist Brian Boitano join HuffPost Live this week for a candid chat about his coming out experience and recent visit to Sochi, Russia. ...

Making a Difference: The World of Giving - the Olympics Are Inspirational Even in Times of Security Concerns and Controversy

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

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:

Recognize This Olympic Gold Medal Skater?

OWN | Posted 02.05.2014 | OWN

For Brian Boitano, skating was a calling. The gold medal Olympian recently spoke with "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" about his childhood fascination ...

Men's Figure Skating Costumes: Toy Soldier, Aged Rocker, Bird Person or Shakespeare in the Park?

Karin Tanabe | Posted 03.20.2014 | Style
Karin Tanabe

Soaring jumps, sexy swivels, gravity defying glute muscles and costumes which could easily transition into a Renaissance Festival or Civil War reenactment wardrobe. Is there anything better than men's figure skating? I think not.

Brian Boitano Reveals He Never Planned To Come Out

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

BOSTON (AP) — Brian Boitano never intended to publicly reveal he is gay until he was chosen for the U.S. Olympic delegation by President Barack Obam...

Olympic Skating Champ Talks Brian Boitano, LGBT Athletes In Sochi

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi applauded her friend and fellow figure skater Brian Boitano, who came out as gay last month, in an interview with Hu...

Brian Boitano: 'I Had To Go Past My Comfort Zone' In Coming Out

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

In a new Today interview, retired Olympic figure skater Brian Boitano opened up about his decision to come out as gay last month. Speaking to Toda...

Brian Boitano: 'Being Gay Is Just Part Of Who I Am'

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 12.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay at...

Olympic Gold Medalist Comes Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Figure skating legend and Olympic gold medalist Brian Boitano has come out as gay ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. "It is my desire...

Stars Align for Healing at Jane Seymour's "Open Hearts" Event

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

Jane Seymour was the picture of beauty, grace and kindness as she spoke passionately about rising above hatred and bitterness to do something meaningful for others.

EVAN LYSACEK WINS GOLD: American Evan Lysacek Wins Men's Figure Skating Gold Medal Goes At Vancouver Olympics

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Evan Lysacek stood atop the podium, looking dazed as the first notes of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" floated thr...