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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

Stephen Fry And David Cameron Meet To Discuss The Problem With Russia

Not unlike Harvey Fierstein, actor Stephen Fry has been very vocal about the gay rights abuses happening in Russia as the Sochi Olympics draw nearer. Fry challenged Prime Minister David Cameron's assertion that Britain's presence in the games is vital to the case for gay rights in Russia.

Towleroad
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August 19, 2013
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Video: Darren Young Is In Love, Wants To Be A Role Model For Gay Athletes

After coming out in the most nonchalant way possible to a TMZ photographer at LAX’s baggage claim, the pro athlete appeared on Today and revealed something more: He’s in love! That’s right, Darren Young is in love. And in case you haven’t heard, he’s “very happy.”

Queerty
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August 19, 2013
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Yelena Isinbayeva attempts to clarify comments on Russia's anti-gay law

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.

The Guardian
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August 16, 2013
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