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Gus Kenworthy qualifies for Winter Olympics

Gus Kenworthy qualifies for Winter Olympics

US skier Gus Kenworthy is on his way to the Winter Olympics after qualifying The sporting star, who opened up about his sexuality in 2015 after he competed at the Sochi Winter Olympics, where he picked up a silver medal. He is the second athlete, who has shared their same sex attraction, to join the […]

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Transgender Former MP Detained at Sochi Olympics

Transgender Former MP Detained at Sochi Olympics

Vladimir Luxuria, former Italian politician and Europe’s first out transgender parliamentarian, has told reporters she was arrested  for holding a sign bearing the slogan ‘Gay is Ok’ in Russian at the Sochi Winter Olympics. Luxuria was reportedly arrested on the night of Sunday the 16th of February by two plainclothes officers and not released until […]

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Blondie Refuses Invitation to Perform at Sochi

Blondie Refuses Invitation to Perform at Sochi

Blondie have refused an invitation to play in Sochi in protest to Russia’s LGBT laws. The band were invited to play at the Red Rocks Festival, held at the Olympic main stage after the medal ceremony. The band’s leader singer Debbie Harry tweeted a picture of the invitation with the words ‘Pass. Human Rights’ written […]

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Canada’s Pre-Olympic Response to Anti-Gay Laws is Hilarious

Canada’s Pre-Olympic Response to Anti-Gay Laws is Hilarious

One day before the opening of the Sochi Olympic Games, the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion has released a humourous video in response to Russia’s anti-gay laws. Russia’s law banning “gay propaganda” has been the source of much criticism around the world. The video illustrates how the sport of luge, and the Winter Games […]

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t.a.T.u to Play Sochi Opening Ceremony

t.a.T.u to Play Sochi Opening Ceremony

Russian pop duo t.a.T.u., which rose to fame in the early 2000s with hits such as ‘All the Things She Said’, is reportedly going to play at the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. According to the Wall Street Journal, the duo will play at the warm up show which is not internationally broadcast. […]

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