Amy Dunphy-Ryan

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Here Are 9 Ways You Can Help Support LGBT Equality In Russia During The Sochi Olympics

Viewers of the Sochi Winter Olympics have the opportunity to send a clear message to the LGBT community in Russia: while their cause might not be seen, it has not been silenced.<p>Russia's "propaganda" law, which enacts restrictions on its LGBT community, has been well-documented, and those protesting …

Vintage Soviet Propaganda Gets An Incredible LGBT Makeover

All eyes are on Russia, the post-Soviet country that won the Olympic lottery and is currently playing host to the world's most skilled winter athletes. With this attention has come the cold realization that the country's legal system viciously promotes anti-LGBT views, making it nearly impossible …

Post-Olympics, Russian LGBT Youth Will Not Have It Easy

Principle 6 of the IOC Charter:<p>"6: To act against any form of discrimination affecting the Olympic Movement;"<p>In light of what terrors are happening to the LGBT community in Russia, because of the "anti gay propaganda laws" which were signed into legislation June of 2013, and starting to be enforced …

Yelena Goltsman, Russian LGBT Activist, On What Will Happen To The Gay Community After Sochi

With the 2014 Winter Olympics well underway in Sochi, Russia's controversial "gay propaganda" laws have been dominating headlines around the world. But what happens once the fanfare is over?<p>Rusa LGBT Co-President Yelena Goltsman spoke at length about Russia's embattled lesbian, gay, bisexual and …