Just as the world tunes into the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Great Britain's Channel 4 aired a documentary that looks at the anti-LGBT vigilante groups that have been attacking gay men in Russia.
While the world will be watching the Olympic Games in Sochi, GLAAD will continue to raise the profile of LGBT Russians, as a resource to the mainstream media to continue to include Russia's anti-LGBT laws. Our first couple is Oleg Dusaev and Dmitriy Stepanov.
In what is being considered a domino effect, Chobani now joins AT&T and DeVry University in speaking out in support of LGBT Russians.
Eighteen years ago Olympic officials refused to allow the torch to travel through an Atlanta suburb because of its refusal to repeal a resolution condemning gay people.
CNBC reports that DeVry University has joined AT&T in speaking out for LGBT equality in the lead up to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Today, in a post titled "A Time for Pride and Equality," AT&T became the first major US corporation to denounce the draconian anti-gay law in Russia, in anticipation of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Russia's anti-propaganda laws have been used against a ninth grade girl who came out as LGBT.
Snapshots: Creating Change 2014 conference, launching Global Voices, and GLAAD Media Awards nominees
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Ari-Pekka Liukkonen is now the first openly gay Finnish athlete to come out during his active career.