Comments on: LGBT sports groups oppose Olympics boycott http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/08/02/lgbt-sports-groups-oppose-olympics-boycott/ America's Leading LGBT News Source Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:55:00 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.5 By: Groups to urge IOC to pressure Russia to stop gay crackdown : Washington Blade – America's Leading Gay News Source http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/08/02/lgbt-sports-groups-oppose-olympics-boycott/#comment-132330 Tue, 06 Aug 2013 18:42:02 +0000 http://www.washingtonblade.com/?p=74280#comment-132330 […] A coalition of LGBT sports organizations that includes Outsports.com and Athlete Ally on August 1 announced they oppose a boycott of the Olympics. The Obama administration, retired tennis champion Martina Navratilova and Russian LGBT rights advocate Nikolai Alekseev are among those who also oppose calls to boycott the Sochi games. […]

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By: Cat Dynes http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/08/02/lgbt-sports-groups-oppose-olympics-boycott/#comment-132182 Mon, 05 Aug 2013 11:51:53 +0000 http://www.washingtonblade.com/?p=74280#comment-132182 Why does it have to be in Moscow? Couldn't there be an alternate site?

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By: Bret Hunter http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/08/02/lgbt-sports-groups-oppose-olympics-boycott/#comment-131828 Fri, 02 Aug 2013 17:14:15 +0000 http://www.washingtonblade.com/?p=74280#comment-131828 It's not about the athletes. It's about human rights in Russia.

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By: Christian Desmarteaux http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/08/02/lgbt-sports-groups-oppose-olympics-boycott/#comment-131814 Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:07:09 +0000 http://www.washingtonblade.com/?p=74280#comment-131814 Les pays civilisées devraient tous boycotter ces jeux là !

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By: Laurent McCutcheon http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/08/02/lgbt-sports-groups-oppose-olympics-boycott/#comment-131808 Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:25:18 +0000 http://www.washingtonblade.com/?p=74280#comment-131808 Be there with a rainbow flag.

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By: tristram http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/08/02/lgbt-sports-groups-oppose-olympics-boycott/#comment-131748 Fri, 02 Aug 2013 06:40:56 +0000 http://www.washingtonblade.com/?p=74280#comment-131748 I’m not in favor of boycotting the Olympics, but none of this group’s recommendations will have any practical effect. In fact, they’re a joke. Like, the U.N. is going to ‘impose sanctions’ on Russia even though Russia has a veto in the Security Council. Hello? Or Putin is going to listen to John Kerry on gay issues any more than he listened about Edward Snowden. Or corporations that want to sell cars or Coke in Russia or buy Russian oil are going to “put pressure on Putin.” LOL

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