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Newest video of All Out against the IOC’s silence. Advertisements

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A Clever Solution to an Olympic Problem

A Clever Solution to an Olympic Problem Athlete Ally and All Out found an answer to the question how to support LGBTs during the Winter Olympics in Sochi without athletes risking to be disqualified for making a political statement and

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IOC Responds To Gay Rights Group, Noting Russian “Assurances” About Nondiscrimination

IOC Responds To Gay Rights Group, Noting Russian “Assurances” About Nondiscrimination Bach is right in stating that the IOC has no power to change the laws of a country but it can choose how to react to these laws. I

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Winter Olympics: All Out condemns IOC statement — release

Winter Olympics: All Out condemns IOC statement — release What the IOC doesn’t seem to understand is that discrimination is not just about physical or verbal attack but also about being forced to hide who you are. How can any

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Russia Tells IOC Anti-LGBT “Propaganda” Law Isn’t Discriminatory Because It Affects Everyone

Russia Tells IOC Anti-LGBT “Propaganda” Law Isn’t Discriminatory Because It Affects Everyone Still more questions raised than answered as to what will happen if athletes openly support the LGBT community during the Winter Games. Also some interesting reasoning by the

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Olympic Committee Confirms It Will Punish Athletes Who Support LGBT Rights In Russia

Olympic Committee Confirms It Will Punish Athletes Who Support LGBT Rights In Russia I do understand that the IOC needs to play according to the rules that are set down in the olympic charter. I see the solution to this

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English response to Russia’s law and Sochi

Stephen Fry wrote an open letter addressed to the Prime Minister James Cameron and the IOC in which he tries to convince them to consider a different location for the Winter Olympics 2014, comparing the persecution of LGBT people in

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New pro gay-rights Sochi 2014 protest launched – but boycott call rejected

New pro gay-rights Sochi 2014 protest launched – but boycott call rejected Great article on All Out’s campaign for equality at the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, with a summary of the current situation of LGBT people in Russia and

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