Keith Olbermann opened his ESPN show with a 9-minute explanation of Russia's anti-gay laws and denunciation of the statements by Sochi Games officials yesterday that boycotts against Olympics sponsors over anti-gay laws in Russia would hurt their bottom line.
NOM's leadership is rapidly shedding any pretense of being focused only on the battle over marriage equality, championing junk "ex-gay" therapy, dabbling in transphobia, promoting an anti-gay alternative to the Boy Scouts, and condemning anti-discrimination laws.
Elena Kostyuchenko is gathering information on closeted Russian lawmakers, with the intent to publish the information if those deputies vote for a proposed law that would remove children from the homes of gay and lesbian parents.
The most profitable corporation the world has ever known, Exxon, posted the second-highest annual corporate profit in history (surpassed only by its own 2008 record): $45 billion. This month The Advocate is examining why Exxon has refused to join other corporations in supporting its LGBT employees and families.
When CNN relaunches Crossfire this afternoon, the new setup will basically mirror the old: Two pundits "from the left" versus two pundits "from the right." However, when it comes to LGBT equality, this new table will be three-on-one in favor of full LGBT equality.
Fears Russia's controversial gay law could affect next year's Sochi Winter Games has reached sponsors despite efforts by the hosts to play down the issue, the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday.