HuffPo Video — Johnny Weir And Russia Olympics: Gay Skater Willing To Be Arrested
Huffington Post: Openly gay U.S. figure skate Johnny Weir recently spoke with CBS News about the prospect of competing in the 2014 Sochi Olympic games amidst Russia’s culture of anti-gay violence and legislation.
Weir, having competed twice in previous Olympics, is hoping to win one of two available spots in next year’s games. However, as an internationally-known out athlete, he runs the risk of violating Russia’s subjective and ambiguous anti-gay “propaganda” law.
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