The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, are less than six month months away. But a controversy over a Russian law that bans propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations could cast a shadow over the competition and negatively impact the Olympic movement.
“What I found interesting was the closing. He says when we pray to God he judges us all as." ... "he says that we are all God’s children. I think that’s great. I hope it applies to gays and lesbians in Russia as well.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin is writing about international norms and equality now, with his sights on Syria. In the run-up to the Olympics attention will soon turn back to his own country’s anti-LGBT laws.