Blogs by Ross Murray, Director of News
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Last night, NBC began its Olympic coverage with anchor Bob Costas, who didn't waste any time in jumping from the sports and pageantry to Russia's anti-LGBT and human rights violations.
Pavel Lebedev made the news when he ran alongside of the Olympic torch with a rainbow flag, was tackled and detained. Now you can hear his side of the story.
Just as the world tunes into the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Great Britain's Channel 4 aired a documentary that looks at the anti-LGBT vigilante groups that have been attacking gay men in Russia.
While the world will be watching the Olympic Games in Sochi, GLAAD will continue to raise the profile of LGBT Russians, as a resource to the mainstream media to continue to include Russia's anti-LGBT laws. Our first couple is Oleg Dusaev and Dmitriy Stepanov.
Janet Mock returned to Piers Morgan Live to to clear the air and speak in depth about how misguided reporting, however benign in its intent, is hurtful and harmful.
In what is being considered a domino effect, Chobani now joins AT&T and DeVry University in speaking out in support of LGBT Russians.
CNBC reports that DeVry University has joined AT&T in speaking out for LGBT equality in the lead up to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.