Russian Sports Minister: We will arrest pro-gay ‘Sochi 2014’ Olympic athletes, guests

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Russian Sports Minister is concerned that gay Olympic athletes might go after innocent Russian children.

Russian official: Pro-gay Sochi Olympics athletes, guests, face arrest

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In a disturbing development, gay and gay-friendly Olympic athletes and visitors face real threat of arrest.

Boycotts 101: Why the gay boycott of Russian vodka is already working

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Boycotts don’t work. Until they do. Why some people give boycotts a bad name, and how good boycotts win.
Russian police detain a gay rights activist during an attempt to hold the unauthorized gay pride parade on May 28, 2011 in Moscow, Russia. kojoku / Shutterstock.com

23 lead Russian LGBT activists endorse boycott of Russian vodka, Olympics

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“We speak out in favor of boycotting Russian goods and companies, and the Olympic Games in Sochi.”

NYT Editorial: “Mr. Putin’s War on Gays”

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LOTS of news in the past 24 hours about the now worldwide boycott of Russian vodka, particularly Stolichnaya.

Stoli gay boycott explodes: Seattle, LA, SF, NYC, SD, Chgo, Columb., Vanc., Toronto, Australia, UK dump Russian vodka

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Lots of updates posted to this story since it was originally published.

Check out these horrific photos, then boycott Russia, starting with Stoli

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As anti-gay violence in Russia rises to a fevered pitch, Harvey Fierstein & Dan Savage have called a boycott.

Stephen Colbert on Edward Snowden (video)

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Colbert discusses Lindsey Graham’s suggestion that the US boycott Russia’s 2014 Winter Olympics over Snowden.

Russian LGBT groups warn of “impending tragedy” as Olympics approach & violence increases

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Violence against gay and trans people is escalating in Russia as the Sochi Winter Olympics approach.
Russian police detain a gay rights activist during an attempt to hold the unauthorized gay pride parade on May 28, 2011 in Moscow, Russia. kojoku / Shutterstock.com

Russia’s Putin signs draconian anti-gay law banning speech, rainbows, holding hands

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Concern mounts over the safety of athletes and fans attending Sochi, Russia’s Winter Olympics in 2014.

Human Rights Watch blasts Olympics over worsening plight of Russian gays

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The “social cleansing” of gays is a growing problem in Russia, as police routinely look the other way.

Will Russia arrest gay Olympic athletes at 2014 games?

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US Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir belittles gays’ concerns about Russia’s horrific gay human rights record.
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