Russian athlete blames poor English for controversy, pole vaulter insists she is opposed to sex discrimination. '"English is not my first language and I think I may have been misunderstood," says Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva after her controversial remarks at the world championships in Moscow.
Darren Young, WWE Superstar, spoke out about being gay yesterday to TMZ while waiting for his luggage at LAX. This morning Young appeared on the Today show with Matt Lauer where we spoke about the positive reaction he has received, including advice from Jason Collins, who made history earlier this year as the first out gay active male pro athlete in one of America's major leagues.
On Morning Joe today, MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts recalled how several Republican Party officials congratulated him on his marriage despite the party’s explicit platform opposition to same-sex marriages.
NBC Universal has pledged to report on the impact of Russia’s draconian new anti-gay laws during its exclusive coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics, but Equality Matters raises questions about influence from the International Olympics Commission (IOC).
Crown Prince Frederik, a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and the foreign minister, Villy Søvndal (Socialistisk Folkeparti), have responded to the urging of political parties to speak out against the laws that persecute sexual minorities.
Pop star Katy Perry, preparing for the release of her new song “Roar”, delivered a roar of her own to Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott. According to AFP on August 14, Perry confronted Abbott about his stance on gay marriage.