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Confessions of an Olympics 2014 Junkie

I had a hard time tearing myself away to write this. The German and Russian women’s ice hockey teams are facing off in the living […]

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Out Athlete Ireen Wust Wins Gold in Speed Skating

Out Netherlands speed skater Ireen Wüst snagged the gold medal in the women’s 3,000-meter competition in Sochi. Buzzfeed reports: Wüst finished in just 4 minutes, 0.34 seconds […]

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Here Are the Seven Out Athletes Competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics

Just so you’re on your gay-game while watching this year’s Winter Olympics, here’s a quick photo roundup of the seven out athletes competing for the […]

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Johnny Weir on Fooling Around in the Olympic Village and Being Gay in Sochi

Before this year, I thought Sochi was a kind of Japanese ice cream. Where is it, exactly? Sochi is a beautiful resort town that was […]

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Your Guide to Watching the Olympics Anywhere

The Olympics are here! Well, okay, they’re not quite the Olympics — these are the Winter Games, the not-so-beloved younger brother of the Summer Olympics. […]

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6 Instagram Accounts Philly Should Follow During the Winter Olympics

A roundup of the six Instagram accounts Philly should be following during the Winter Olympics, including the bobsledder and figure skater from Newtown, Pa. The […]

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Should Flyers Claude Giroux Be a Late Addition to Team Canada?

Wednesday afternoon the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that star sniper Steven Stamkos would not participate in the Winter Olympics for Team Canada. His horrificly fractured […]

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This PSA Proves the Winer Olympics Have Always Been Gay, Gay, Gay

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=effb2JYiKXM With the 2014 Winter Olympics only days away from kicking off in one of the most homophobic countries on the planet, the Canadian Institute of […]

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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:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=443Vy3I0gJs ON TV Coca-Cola airs first-ever […]

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Could Philadelphia Host the Super Bowl? The Olympics? The Pope?

Could Philadelphia be the host with the most? You might wonder, since recent weeks and months seem to regularly bring news that the city is […]

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POLL: Ralph Lauren’s Winter Olympics Uniforms—Hot Or Hideous?

Well, cat’s out of the bag: Ralph Lauren unveiled its designs for the 2014 Winter Olympics on the Today show this morning.  The sporty look […]

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MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Olympic Diver Tom Daley Comes Out as Bisexual

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY Olympic Diver Tom Daley comes out as bisexual Actress and Norristown, Pa. native Maria Bello opens up about being in a […]

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Johnny Weir Will Be Fabulous (Hint, Hint) in Russia

Jezebel reports that Coatesville homeboy Johnny Weir will be commenting on the Russian Olympics for NBC—despite Russia’s recent passing of anti-gay laws.

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Philly’s Olympics Hopes Are Gathering Steam

Oh, so we’re actually serious about pursuing the the 2024 Olympics for Philadelphia? Appatently so: The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Sen. Bob Casey has […]

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Philly Should Absolutely Not Try to Host the 2024 Olympics

The year is 2024. Some swimmer (who’s, like, eight years old now) has become America’s latest Olympic hero. Five gymnasts (who are five now) brought […]