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LeftOut: Cheering for the Olympics

You can bet your best pair of pink boots that at this Olympics everybody will be rooting for the gay…

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German president boycotting Sochi Olympics

German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year.

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Putin backs off Sochi demonstrations ban

Russian President Vladimir Putin has rescinded a blanket ban on demonstrations in and around the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in…

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Billie Jean King part of diplomacy by diversity

Billie Jean King believes standing up to discrimination is the best way to combat it, so she had no hesitation…

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Swedish minister snubs Sochi opening ceremony

Sweden's sports minister says she will snub the opening ceremony at the Sochi Olympics for political reasons.

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Actor Chris Pine criticizes Russia’s anti-gay law

Chris Pine says the U.S. should have done more in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics to protest Russia's anti-gay…

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AT&T Condemns Anti-LGBT Law in Russia, Sets Example for Other Olympic Sponsors

Today, AT&T became the first major U.S. corporation to make a public statement condemning the anti-LGBT Russian law outlawing “homosexual…

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UN panel says Russia should annul gay ‘propaganda’ law

A U.N. committee on children's rights urged Russia on Wednesday to repeal its law banning pro-gay "propaganda" that could be…

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How Russia enforces its ban on gay ‘propaganda’

When the Sochi Winter Olympics begin Friday, many will be watching to see whether Russia will enforce its law banning…

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Gay ski jumper says Olympic protests aren’t worth it

An openly gay women's ski jumper says protests against Russia's law banning homosexual "propaganda" aimed at minors aren't worth it…

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