How you can support LGBT athletes in Russia
Pride House International needs your help in getting the National Olympic Committees to provide a safe space for LGBT athletes and sports fans during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
All Out to deliver global petition denouncing anti-gay Russian crackdown
Staff and members of All Out will deliver a petition with more than 300,000 signatures to the International Olympic Committee. All Out will also provide a letter from British actor Stephen Fry and thousands of signatures from Athlete Ally supporters, including Four Time Olympic Gold Medalist and Athlete Ally Ambassador Greg Louganis and other former Olympians to the International Olympic Committee headquarters.
Danielle Powell: Expelled for being gay and told to repay scholarships
In the spring semester of 2011, Grace University, a Midwest Christian college in Omaha, Nebraska decided to expel Danielle Powell, simply because she is gay. After her expulsion, Powell says she was told that she would have to repay the $6,300 of tuition for the semester she wasn't allowed to finish.
Take action: Parents start petition after their child is told to wash off make-up or leave school.
On his last day of middle school, Chris Martin, an eighth grader in Meadowlawn Middle School in Pinellas County, Florida, wore makeup to school. As a result, Chris was pulled out of class for violating the dress code, and school administrators demanded Chris wash off the make-up or leave school.