MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Coca-Cola Airs First-Ever Super Bowl Ad Showing a Gay Family, Olympic Swimmer Comes Out and More

Every weekend I troll the web for LGBT news so you don’t have to. Here’s what I rounded up: 

ON TV


Coca-Cola airs first-ever Super Bowl ad featuring a gay family

Brazilian television aired its first gay kiss

LEADING UP TO SOCHI

Finnish Olympic swimmer Ari-Pekka Liukkonen comes out to raise awareness about Sochi

Sweden's "Live and Let Love" campaign shows support for LGBT Russians

BIGOT WATCH

Idaho lawmaker introduces bill that would ALLOW religion-based discrimination against gays

ABROAD

Scotland likely to pass marriage equality on Tuesday

South African gay rights party to stand in elections

Mexican court rules in favor of equal public benefits for same-sex couples

ENTERTAINMENT

Cyndy Lauper and Pat Benatar to join Cher's "Dressed to Kill" tour

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