by Zack Ford Posted on March 6, 2015
The third season of House of Cards not only portrays Russia's ban on "gay propaganda" accurately, but provides a reminder that it hasn't gone away.
by Zack Ford Posted on September 25, 2014
Moving forward, the International Olympics Committee will require host cities to agree to anti-discrimination policies protecting the LGBT community.
by Hayes Brown Posted on February 24, 2014
Two weeks. Hundreds of medals. Zero terror attacks.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 19, 2014
A day after 25 were killed in Ukrainian protests, the IOC tells athletes they can't memorialize the dead.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 18, 2014
The IOC had put the sport under review because Canada and the United States were too dominant. But there's no good reason to get rid of it.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on February 7, 2014
Many Central Asian migrant workers who transformed Sochi, Russia from a small resort town into a lavish, international winter sports hub were underpaid and sometimes even deported.
by Zack Ford Posted on February 7, 2014
With all eyes on the enforcement of Russia's law banning "gay propaganda," here are some of the people attending the Winter Olympics who might well violate it.
by Hayes Brown Posted on February 7, 2014
As the world turns its eyes to the Winter Olympics, here are some of the issues causing a less than warm relationship between Washington and Moscow.
by Travis Waldron Posted on February 7, 2014
It seems likely that activists will protest Russia's anti-gay law and other human rights abuses during the Sochi Olympics. The question is whether those protests will have the intended effect.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on February 7, 2014
The opening ceremonies will give us some hint about how Russia wants to be seen by the world. And it could be fodder for Russia's dissident artists.