Just the Beginning? Russia Nixes Olympic Pride House, Considers Gay Ban
Advocate.com: The Winter Olympics are about to get complicated, at least for gay and lesbian athletes and anyone supportive of them.
Already Russian officials had rejected an application for a Pride House at the 2014 Olympic village in Sochi. But USA Today reports that Russia’s antigay political climate is on the verge of overshadowing the events.
If the Russian parliament passes a so-called gay propaganda bill now being considered, and backed by President Vladimir Putin, the effects on the games are unclear.
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