Johnny Weir Said He’s Willing to Be Arrested to Make People Pay Attention to Russian Anti-Gay Laws
Yahoo Sports: Figure skater Johnny Weir is gay, married to a man of Russian descent, and hoping to skate for the U.S. in Sochi. Russia’s anti-gay laws hit him close to home. Weir knows if he makes the U.S. team, he will be in danger of being arrested when he competes in Sochi.
This doesn’t deter him from wanting to make his third Olympics. Weir said if he is arrested for the better treatment of the LGBT community inRussia, “so be it.”
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