Boitano now joins tennis ace and activist Billie Jean King and hockey play Caitlin Cahow to represent America during the Sochi Winter Games
Tennis great King will be joined by gay ice hockey player Caitlin Cahow
A Gawker essay has ignited a culture war on the value of niceness
Mr Putin criticised the West's more liberal attitudes toward gay rights and US attempts at intervention in Syria
Question raised of whether it is “propaganda” to have party logos on wreaths
Is Wonga simply trying to deflect accusations and whitewash its true colours?
Richard Alther appeals to Russia President to treat gay athletes with compassion and respect
The pressure is on for builders in North Korea to complete the construction of a lavish ski resort by the end of this week.
Officials in the German city of Nuremberg have announced controversial plans to spend up to €70m (£60m) on renovating the city’s vast yet dilapidated Nazi Party rally grounds, used by the documentary filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl as a haunting backdrop for her Hitler propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
Gabby Logan has spoken of her personal discomfort at presenting this month’s World Athletics Championships in Russia amid the furore over the country’s homophobic laws.
If schools are basing policies on outdated laws, it is very much a problem
Athlete criticises shows of support of gay rights at World Championships
Despot surrounded in scenes more often associated with the likes of Harry Styles or Justin Bieber
Russian police have arrested several gay rights activists and anti-gay rights demonstrators who confronted them at a rally in St. Petersburg.
Kim Jong-il had 20,000 Hollywood DVDs – but then North Korea loves cinema, a fascinating new documentary reveals
Gay activists attacked and arrested for protesting against bill that will ban ‘homosexual propaganda’ aimed at young people