The recently cancelled-but-still-held-anyway World Congress of Families is not the only LGBT-related event happening in Russia. The Russian LGBT community is continuing to gather, including at the 2014 International Queer Festival, or QueerFest.
A high school coach publicly came out as gay Outsports knowing his conservative Catholic school administration might fire him for being open about who he is.
A Russian judge stated that the LGBT organization, “Coming Out,” violated the right of “persons with traditional sexual orientation".
Ian Thorpe, an Australian Olympic swimmer comes out as gay putting an end to speculations. Thorpe is the youngest swimmer ever to represent Australia and holds the record for the most Olympic medals won.
On his blog, Brad posted a note sharing his story as a gay athlete.
Juan Mendoza-Tovar just came out publicly as bisexual after graduating from high school in rural Washington, where he was captain of the varsity basketball and tennis teams, played on the varsity football team, was voted prom king by his classmates, and won a school award for his involvement.
United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay spoke yesterday about the significance of LGBT World Cup players coming out to foster visibility and understanding, and urging closeted players to come out.
A Washington D.C. high school principal surprised and inspired his students when he came out as gay at the school's Pride Day event.