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GLAAD Media Awards nominees highlight out LGBT athletes

Yesterday GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, and several of the nominees are about out LGBT athletes as the mainstream media is paying more attention to the changing culture in professional sports, more high-profile athletes are coming out, and events like the Olympic games in Sochi are throwing a spotlight on global treatment of LGBT people.

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IOC reassures freedom to criticize Russia's anti-LGBT laws, at least in media interviews

The Coalition of Russian LGBT organizations received an official response from the International Olympic Committee to their November request for clarification on the impact the ‘propaganda’ law may have on the Winter Games, particularly – on the work of the media and on behavior and statements of the participants.

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And the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees are... #glaadawards

Today GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, recognizing the powerful and important media stories from this historic year for LGBT equality.

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