Tag: Olympics

Rio 2016: The Decidedly Gay-Friendly Olympics

Unlike the Sochi Games two years ago, where gay rights were called into question over anti-gay laws enacted by Russia’s government, the Rio Games seem to be increasingly tolerant by comparison. It hasn’t been flawless — for example, homophobic slurs were shouted by some in the stands at a U.S.…

Olympics Must Protect LGBTs Say US Congress Members

Last Tuesday nineteen members of the United States Congress wrote to the President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach requesting he re-write Principle 6 of the Olympic Charter so that it explicitly opposes discrimination based on gender and sexual preference. Penned as a response to the problems LGBT athletes…

New Ad from Canada Makes The Olympics Gay

This advert, which is believed to be the Canada’s Response To Russia’s Anti-LGBT Propaganda Law, has been watched more than 5 million times on YouTube. Created by Canadian Institute for Diversity and Inclusion the ad promotes the Olympic Games as initially homosexual. “Games have always been a little gay… Let’s fight…