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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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Entertainment world leads outcry against Russia

From Hollywood to Broadway, the entertainment industry is using its star power and financial muscle to raise a storm of…

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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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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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Sochi asks IOC to help stop gay law ‘speculation’

The head of the Sochi Olympics asked the IOC on Sunday to help "stop this campaign and this speculation" related…

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Olympic snowboarder denounces Russian anti-gay law

Russia's new law banning gay "propaganda" could end up tarnishing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, two-time Olympic gold-medal…

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has rescinded a blanket ban on demonstrations in and around the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in…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