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International Olympic Committee pressured to speak out on global gay rights

Some activists want the IOC to ban the roughly 75 countries that outlaw homosexual activity.

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Johnny Weir Launches Weekly Column

With its edition on newsstands today, the "Falls Church News-Press," for 21 years an award-winning Washington DC-area general interest weekly,…

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Diving great Greg Louganis to marry in fall

Former gay Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.

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Russian anti-gay laws impact Olympics, vodka sales

Russian vodka and the Winter Olympics in Sochi. For now, those are the prime targets as gays in the United…

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Russia will enforce anti-gay law during Olympics

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says a new law cracking down on gay rights activism will be enforced during the…

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Obama, Fry raise gay rights as key Sochi issue

With the Sochi Olympics just six months away, U.S. President Barack Obama, Stephen Fry and international gay rights group All…

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Obama rejects boycott of Olympics in Russia

President Barack Obama rejected the idea of the United States boycotting the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year despite several…

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Q&A on anti-gay legislation in Russia

The law has outraged Russian liberals and some sectors of the international community just six months before the start of…

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Swedish athlete abandons rainbow nails

The Swedish high jumper who painted her fingernails in the colors of the rainbow to support gay rights at the…

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Russia defends anti-gay law in letter to IOC

The Russian government assured the IOC on Thursday it will not discriminate against homosexuals during the Sochi Olympics, while defending…

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