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Olympian Johnny Weir Retires from Skating; Elaborates in Falls Church News-Press Column

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NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Two-time Olympic and three time U.S. national men’s champion figure skater Johnny Weir formally announced his retirement ...

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15 Olympians Speak Out In Support Of Equality At The Olympics Through Principle 6

AthleteAlly Announcement– Oct 09, 2013 – In an effort to support Olympians, fans, and Russians who want to speak out ...

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Paris is selected to host of Gay Games X – 2018‏

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Paris to Host Gay Games X. The city of Paris has been selected as the site for the tenth edition ...

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IOC Abandons LGBT Russians, Olympic Athletes Ahead of Sochi Games

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HRC’s Griffin: “If this law doesn’t violate the IOC’s charter, then the charter is completely meaningless.” HRC Press Release– WASHINGTON ...

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Pride House International deplore lack of firm action from the United Nations on Sochi Olympic Truce

International coalition of LGBT sport and human rights groups call on Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to denounce Russian discrimination and to ...

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Pride House International calls on International Olympic Committee voters to respect Olympic Charter in choice of host of 2020 Summer Olympic Games

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International coalition of LGBT sports and human rights groups propose IOC advisory committee on human rights, diversity and inclusion for ...

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Lesbian swimmer Diana Nyad triumphs in swim from Cuba to Florida

64-year-old US swimmer Diana Nyad has become the first person to complete the 110-mile journey from Cuba to Florida without ...

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Coca Cola issues Statement on Olympic sponsorship after LGBT activists Protest

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The Coca-Cola Company has issued a statement in response to the Queer Nation and RUSA LGBT #DumpCoke demonstration held in Times Square, Wednesday, August 28. LGBT groups gathered ...

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Help send openly gay speed skater Blake Skjellerup to Sochi Olympics!

  Speed skater Blake Skjellerup aims to be the first out gay male to ever compete in the Winter Olympics, ...

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Federation of Gay Games joins partners in LGBT Sports Coalition in thanking allies in Moscow

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Nick Symmonds with Konstantin Yablotskiy, cochair of FGG member organization Russian LGBT Sports Federation Coalition of LGBT and ally sport ...

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