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February 7, 2014

GLAAD partners with Gay Games to present an LGBT inclusive sporting event

As the Winter Olympics are about to begin under a cloud of anti-LGBT violence and protest, GLAAD is proud to announce its partnership with the 2014 Gay Games.

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February 7, 2014

As Olympics begin, LGBT advocates arrested in St Petersburg

The activists held a banner which said: "Discrimination is incompatible with the Olympic Movement. Principle 6. Olympic Charter."

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February 3, 2014

Finnish Olympian swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen comes out to raise awareness about Sochi

Ari-Pekka Liukkonen is now the first openly gay Finnish athlete to come out during his active career.

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January 30, 2014

The Very Short List: Who Is Gay in the Olympics?

Five openly LGBT athletes will represent the LGBT community in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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January 28, 2014

Conner Mertens came out to his college football team last night. Now he comes out publicly.

A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Conner Mertens publicly came out as bisexual. He began his coming out journey by sharing about being bisexual with the head coach of his football team.

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January 22, 2014

Finnish sports minister to skip Sochi Olympics opening ceremony

In a recent interview, Finland's Sports Minister Paavo Arhinmaki stated that he will not be attending the Olympics Opening Ceremony in Sochi.

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January 21, 2014

Former Red Skins tight end Jerry Smith profiled on NFL Network's Football Life

NFL Network will air its new documentary Jerry Smith: A Football Life, on Tuesday, January 21 at 9:00 PM ET.

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January 16, 2014

VIDEO: John Cena on gay WWE Superstars

A WWE wrestler, John Cena speaks about Darren Young’s public coming out announcement

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January 15, 2014

LGBT issues may eclipse Winter Olympic Games

Despite the biggest sporting event in the world rapidly approaching, Russia is getting a lot of attention over an issue of a different nature.

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January 15, 2014

Sweden's sports minister skipping Sochi ceremony

Sweden's sports minister, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth will not be attending the 2014 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony as a political statement.

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