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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.
Canadian Olympic luger, John Fennell, is the latest athlete to come out as gay. The 19-year old did an interview with the Calgary Herald, in which he called being closeted, "suffocating."
Two prominent Moscow LGBT activists have reportedly been detained for protesting the invasion of Ukraine outside the Ministry of Defense in Moscow on March 4.
The Russian Open Games have finally kicked off with Greg Louganis attending. However, the LGBT-inclusive sports festival has had to weather last-minute venue cancellations, a bomb threat, and threats from anti-LGBT politicians who urged the event to be shut down by the government.
Today was meant to be the start of the Russian LGBT Sport Federation's Open Games in Moscow, but just hours before the launch, the event is being met with cancellations from four sporting venues and the Hilton Hotel.
The site published over a thousand of letters from teenagers who shared their stories. In the letters many discuss discrimination and other issues they face.
MSNBC's Morning Joe talked to GLAAD's new CEO and President Sarah Kate Ellis about her new role and GLAAD's work highlighting LGBT Russian voices.
The Russian LGBT Sports Federation announced the opening of the Russian Open Games
For being a bright sign of LGBT visibility in Sochi, transgender Italian parliament member Vladimir Luxuria earns GLAAD's Gold Medal.
Kiwi Time, one of San Francisco's most popular & spirited indie-rock / pop bands, is donating proceeds to and raising awareness for Uprising of Love, a coalition whose mission is to give Russian LGBT activists a voice and provide the financial resources to fight discrimination.