Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ?
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All News 106.7 - Openly Gay Medalist 'Cuddles' with Putin [From ABC News]

All News 106.7 - Openly Gay Medalist 'Cuddles' with Putin [From ABC News] | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
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After many homophobic declaration of the Russia government, this gesture seems be very hypocritical

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Ban Ki-moon condemns homophobia; Sochi organisers say ‘talk sport, not politics’

Ban Ki-moon condemns homophobia; Sochi organisers say ‘talk sport, not politics’ | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
He was happy to join in the festive spirit for the Games by running along dressed in a colourful tracksuit at an Olympic parade in Sochi. But the UN Secretary General was totally serious with some…
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Ban Ki-Moon is a very important people of the world and it's important to take into account his opinion.

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Sochi 2014: Gay snowboarder Belle Brockhoff will limit protest - BBC Sport

Sochi 2014: Gay snowboarder Belle Brockhoff will limit protest - BBC Sport | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
Sochi 2014: Gay snowboarder Belle Brockhoff will limit protest
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An openly gay snowboarder says she will not speak out against Russian "anti-gay laws" during the Sochi Games, to avoid jeopardising her "Olympic dream".
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Brockhoff is an openly gay athlete and says that she don't want only think about the polemic. She concentrate mainly on her games. This articlle shows that everyone don't live totally bad this polemic and they want even though progress

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Sporting initiatives celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia : International Platform on Sport and Development

Sporting initiatives celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia : International Platform on Sport and Development | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
The Platform provides a hub for sharing knowledge, building good practice, facilitating coordination and fostering partnerships between and within different stakeholder groups with an interest in the field of Sport and Development.
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Few countries which recognize the IDAHO (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia). It shows that all countries are not open about this subject and the homosexuality and transexuality

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S. African Olympian Comes Out, Fights Against Homophobia

S. African Olympian Comes Out, Fights Against Homophobia | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it

KarenKaren Hultzer, an Olympic archer from South Africa, announced she was gay in order to become a role model for people who struggle with coming out of the closet and to combat homophobia in sports and in her homeland.

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Karen Hultzer has played a big role in the London's Olympic Games for the gay athletes. This is important to have many people like her to fight the homophobia

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Homophobia in the Olympic games: ‘deaf discrimination’

Homophobia in the Olympic games: ‘deaf discrimination’ | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
The co-founder of ‘Eurogames 2008’ in Barcelona and a member of Hong Kong gay forum 'Horizons' provide a European-Chinese perspective on the gay community in sport, ahead of the Olympics on 8 August
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An article about discrimination in the Olympic Games. This is a testimony of the co-founder of Eurogames, a special manifestation with only gays and lesbians athletes. It shows that the gay community has to organize their competition to be in security and free.

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Obama names Billie Jean King as one of two gay Sochi Olympic delegates

Obama names Billie Jean King as one of two gay Sochi Olympic delegates | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
Appointment of tennis great alongside hockey star Caitlin Cahow is equality message to Russia, which has enacted anti-gay laws
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Obama protests against the Russia's politic in naming gay athletes to represent USA in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games of Sochi. He is sending a clear message to Russia and shows his position

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Google Protests Russian Anti-Gay Law With Rainbow Homepage - NBC News

Google Protests Russian Anti-Gay Law With Rainbow Homepage - NBC News | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
Google has made clear its stance on the Russian anti-gay law marring the Sochi Olympic Games by giving its search page a rainbow makeover — and a link to the...
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Google is a world power which is involved in the struggle against homophobia. It's a good thing that Google makes stand.

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THE GAMES ARE ON: World leaders boycott opening ceremony in protest of Russia

The Olympic Games are traditionally a time of internati¬¬onal celebration — a chance to put politics aside and share in the spirit of athletic competition. The opening ceremony is a showcase of the host country’s culture, with delegations from countries around the world adding to the spectacle.
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Many politician boycott the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sochi. It's a strong gesture to see that the most important people of the world can protest against this homophobia

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Russia asks IOC to help 'stop campaign' about anti-gay law

Russia asks IOC to help 'stop campaign' about anti-gay law | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
The head of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has requested assistance from the International Olympics Committee to stop the "campaign" against Russia's anti-gay
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Manifestation of gay activist against the Winter Olympic Games and the homophobia. Don't accept gays and lesbians can cause a lot of conflicts 

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No gay people in Sochi, says mayor

No gay people in Sochi, says mayor | Homophobia in Sochi : new phenomenon ? | Scoop.it
The mayor of Sochi, host of this year's winter Olympics, told BBC Panorama there are no homosexuals in the city. (No gay people in Sochi, eh? More staggering ignorance and homophobia from Russian govt officials.

Via Homophobia news watch
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A homophobic declaration of the mayor of Sochi. He don't want gay people in his city. It's shocking that a politician says something like that

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Gus Johnston: The reality of homophobia in sport - YouTube

After many years of competing in hockey at an elite level, I've decided to share my story and experience with homophobia in sport. It's taken me many years t...
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It's interessant to listen someone who has really lived the situation of homophobia.

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