In a recent interview for the Rheinische Post newspaper, Hendricks said that she would be spending New Year's Eve with her life partner.
After receiving 45,000 signatures, IKEA released a statement about the absense of a lesbian couple in the Russian version of their magazine
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.
"Journey of the Gay Athlete": The story of 3 athletes sharing their story about sports and being gay
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.