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#Love Always Wins

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

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Amid Putin’s harsh crackdown, Sochi’s gay scene thrives ahead of Winter Olympics

Amid Putin’s harsh crackdown, Sochi’s gay scene thrives ahead of Winter Olympics An article on gay life in Sochi. To me it seems as if Sochi is a completely different world that exists isolated from the rest of Russia, at

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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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Should Sochi Games be boycotted?

http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/bestoftv/2013/09/13/ter-russia-olympic-boycott.cnn.html Interesting discussion with a Russian journalist who gives her reasons why the Olympic Games in Sochi should be boycotted. This has been discussed for a while with voices in favour and voices against it. To me her reasoning makes

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To Russia With Love

To Russia With Love Article and video message by Rev. Nancy Wilson requesting religious and political leaders in the world to act against LGBT oppression. As a by-note (I’ve said this before) and only because she’s mentioning it: It’s shocking

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Enough is Enough demonstration in Berlin

I was complaining about the lack of action in Germany concerning Russia’s anti-propaganda law. I was proven wrong (and I’m glad about it), it seems as if things simply take a little longer here. Thousands of people showed up in

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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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David Cameron tells Stephen Fry: I share your deep concern about the abuse of gay people in Russia

David Cameron tells Stephen Fry: I share your deep concern about the abuse of gay people in Russia Again some voices from the UK on the situation in Russia. This time from a political side. I have been asking myself

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