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‘Gay rights evolve on a global level’

Sunday, February 16, 2014
NBC's Harry Smith looks at the global evolution on gay rights for "Meet the Press" on Sunday, including interviews with Andy Cohen and Brian Boitano. [ Read more → ]
AP (File)Billie Jean King stands with her mother, Betty Moffitt, center, and partner Ilana Kloss, left, during the dedication ceremony for the USTA National Tennis Center, re-named in King's honor, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York in 200.

Billie Jean King to attend Olympics’ closing ceremony in Sochi

Saturday, February 15, 2014
WASHINGTON -- Billie Jean King will attend the closing ceremony of the Sochi Olympics in Russia as part of President Barack Obama's official U.S. delegation. [ Read more → ]
David Goldman, APFormer U.S. hockey player Caitlin Cahow (left) and Olympic gold medal figure skater Brian Boitano at a news conference ahead of the opening ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

U.S. delegation member Caitlin Cahow calls Olympic trip ‘humbling’

Saturday, February 15, 2014
SOCHI, Russia — A member of the U.S. Olympic delegation sent to Sochi by President Barack Obama said Thursday she witnessed no backlash over the inclusion of homosexuals in the group as an apparent protest over anti-gay laws in Russia. [ Read more → ]
Queer Nation activists demonstrate outside NBC studios in New York on Thursday during a live broadcast of the Today show.

Activist group protests outside ‘Today’ show over NBC Olympic coverage

Thursday, January 16, 2014
NEW YORK -- A dozen members of the gay rights activist group Queer Nation demonstrated outside the broadcast of NBC’s Today Show on Thursday, demanding that NBC report on the Russian government’s ongoing attacks on LGBT people and its and other human rights violations. [ Read more → ]
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Brian Boitano never planned to publicly announce he is gay

Friday, January 10, 2014
BOSTON — Brian Boitano never intended to publicly reveal he is gay until he was chosen for the U.S. Olympic delegation by President Barack Obama last month. [ Read more → ]
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Billie Jean King part of diplomacy by diversity: ‘We reflect part of America’

Thursday, January 9, 2014
Billie Jean King believes standing up to discrimination is the best way to combat it, so she had no hesitation joining the U.S. delegation for the Sochi Olympics. [ Read more → ]
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Olympic figure skating champ Brian Boitano says he’s gay

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out on Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow. [ Read more → ]
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