Thursday, January 2, 2014

more to ponder

in this coverage:
San Francisco gay rights activist and blogger Michael Petrelis, who has reported on the protests leading up to the Sochi Olympics for months, says that the pressure will now be on Boitano and King — as well as other gay athletes, and UC President Janet Napolitano, leading the delegation — to make the Sochi games more than just an Olympics public relations event.

“What will the gay athletes do to protest Putin’s anti-gay propaganda laws?,” he asks. “Will they meet with LGBT Russians when they are there?”

SF Chron blog: White House picks LGBT icons to open Sochi Olympics — pressure on Russian gay civil rights?
no smoke - a UC policy?

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