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Stories that show how athletes, teams, leagues, and journalists who cover the world of sports are dealing with LGBT-related issues

TAKE ACTION: Use Principle 6 graphics to support global equality at the Olympics

The 2014 Winter Games in Sochi are just a few days away, and Principle 6 provides an opportunity to shed light on the oppressive anti-gay laws affecting millions of Russian citizens, visiting fans and athletes.
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AT&T becomes first major US corporation to urge equality in Sochi

Today, in a post titled "A Time for Pride and Equality," AT&T became the first major US corporation to denounce the draconian anti-gay law in Russia, in anticipation of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Snapshots: Creating Change 2014 conference, launching Global Voices, and GLAAD Media Awards nominees

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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February 3, 2014

Finnish Olympian swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen comes out to raise awareness about Sochi

Ari-Pekka Liukkonen is now the first openly gay Finnish athlete to come out during his active career.

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February 2, 2014

Watch now: Coca-Cola unveils gay-inclusive ad during Super Bowl XLVIII

During the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII, Coca-Cola premiered an ad featuring diverse families from around the country, including two gay dads roller-skating with their daughter.

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