“[T]he USOC must take a more activist position against these heinous Russian laws,” a leading LGBT advocate says. The USOC did not respond to questions about how its nondiscrimination policy squares with its rule that people must adhere to foreign laws when traveling.
“The IOC cannot hope to influence national legislation outside the scope of the Games and has to respect the law of each host country,” the head of the International Olympic Committee writes. Not enough, All Out head Andre Banks responds.
In never-before-seen video, the former First Daughter calls for “basic fairness and civil rights” in pushing for marriage equality ballot measures.