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Five openly LGBT athletes will represent the LGBT community in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
In a recent interview for the Rheinische Post newspaper, Hendricks said that she would be spending New Year's Eve with her life partner.
The consequences of President Goodluck Jonathan's anti-gay laws are severe. Already 11 Muslim men were put on trial with accusations of being gay.
After receiving 45,000 signatures, IKEA released a statement about the absense of a lesbian couple in the Russian version of their magazine
Despite the biggest sporting event in the world rapidly approaching, Russia is getting a lot of attention over an issue of a different nature.
Sweden's sports minister, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth will not be attending the 2014 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony as a political statement.
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.
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.
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.