Sochi Olympics

  • The Big Gay Russian Surprise of the Winter Olympics

    In less than a month, the world will turn its attention to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. As the Russian government gets ready for the event, the gay community is preparing in a slightly different way.

  • Young and Gay in Putin's Russia

    Investigating the effects of the country's state-sanctioned homophobia.

  • Young and Gay in Putin's Russia

    We traveled to Russia to investigate the effects of the country's state-sanctioned homophobia. In part one, we explore Moscow's gay taxi service, the rise of homophobic vigilante groups, and meet Yulia, who runs LGBT self-defense classes.

  • Young and Gay in Putin's Russia - Trailer

    When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" in June last year, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state.

  • Are Terrorists Intent on Destroying the Sochi Olympics?

    Sochi is heavily guarded ahead of the Olympics, with a security zone stretching about 60 miles along the coast and 25 miles inland. Still, Doku Umarov, the leader of an umbrella Islamist organization known as the Caucasus Emirate, has called on his...

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