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Sweden's sports minister, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth will not be attending the 2014 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony as a political statement.
After spending the night at local gay bars in Szczecin, Poland, Patrick was attacked by two individuals. Due to the severity of the injuries they inflicted, the college student died.
An openly gay British soccer player speaks out about Thomas Hitzlsperger's coming out story hoping it would influence other athletes to come out as well.
The Young and Gay in Putin's Russia is a documentary exposing the effects that the Russian propaganda laws have on youth. Due to Russia passing the anti-gay law, homophobia is on the rise.
Inspired by the British diver Tom Daley, a Brazilian diver Ian Matos came out as gay.
Roger Jean-Claude Mbede of Cameroon died after being released from prison. In 2011, Mbede got sentenced to 3 years in prison after sending a text message saying "I'm very much in love with you” to another man.
A festival Celebrating Russian Voices will include numerous readings and panel discussions targeting the Russia’s Anti-LGBT laws. The festival aims to cover several topics related to the LGBT rights such as sport, performance, LGBT as well as Olympic history and how they relate to the propaganda laws.
Maulik Pancholy, an Indian American actor known for his roles on 30 Rock and Weeds announced on twitter his engagement on with Ryan Corvaia. The couple got engaged at the Taj Mahal after being together for 9 years.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America pushes towards equality in sports by launching the "Gay, Lesbian and Ally" website. The site offers many useful resources to help make sports more inclusive of the LGBT athletes.
The "Journey of the Gay Athlete" documentary follows 3 professional athletes: Blake Skjellerup, Robbie Rogers and Brittney Griner who discuss the struggles they faced as gay-identified sports figures.