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On Friday, groups of LGBT activists in Moscow and St. Petersburg were arrested for demonstrating. So far, the mainstream media hasn't bothered to talk to them.
The Fair Games Project released a new PSA today titled "Russia Declares Discrimination Newest Olympic Sport" as part of their campaign to raise one million dollars by the close of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
In a piece entitled, "Advertisers' Gay-Rights Choice," The New Yorker namec companies that have remained silent and recommended ways in which they could speak out against discriminatory laws and the violence they inspire.
Pavel Lebedev made the news when he ran alongside of the Olympic torch with a rainbow flag, was tackled and detained. Now you can hear his side of the story.
United Nations' Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addressed the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) general assembly, urging for action in defense of the LGBT community.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson spoke with CNBC about his company's recent statement supporting the LGBT community in Russia.
Last night, NBC began its Olympic coverage with anchor Bob Costas, who didn't waste any time in jumping from the sports and pageantry to Russia's anti-LGBT and human rights violations.
The activists held a banner which said: "Discrimination is incompatible with the Olympic Movement. Principle 6. Olympic Charter."
Russia's anti-gay "propaganda" law has sparked international discussion about its blatant, violating attempt to completely silence the LGBT community in Russia. The upcoming book Gay Propaganda, edited by Masha Gessen and Joseph Huff-Hannon, provides a platform from which those voices can be heard.
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.