August 7, 2013

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McDonald's in Sochi: I'm Not Lovin' It

Filed by John M. Becker | August 07, 2013 | 6:00 PM | comments

McDonald's, a proud sponsor of the 2014 Winter Olympics, is the target of a jarring YouTube mashup that combines their aren't-you-excited-for-Sochi TV ad with clips of a gay Russian teen being bullied and doused with urine.Read More

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Bil & Drew Solve Everything: Ze/Hir & Genderqueers

Filed by Drew Cordes | August 07, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

After contributor Drew Cordes expressed some insecurity about personal pronoun usage on Facebook, Bilerico Project Benevolent Overlord Bil Browning voiced some opinions - as well as some confusion.Read More

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Stephen Colbert Eviscerates MTV Over Daft Punk Appearance

Filed by Bil Browning | August 07, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

Sarcastic comedian Stephen Colbert won the talky-box competition last night with his segment on Daft Punk and MTV.Read More

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Obama Has "No Patience" for Russia's Anti-Gay Crackdown

Filed by John M. Becker | August 07, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Last night, in an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, President Obama was asked about Russia's brutal anti-gay crackdown and what it means for LGBT and pro-equality athletes, coaches, and spectators at the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.Read More


Obama Cancels Planned Summit With Putin

Filed by Bil Browning | August 07, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

The White House announced today that President Obama would not be attending bilateral talks with Russian President Putin over recent tensions between the two countries.Read More

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Instead of Punishing Russia, IOC May Punish Athletes

Filed by John M. Becker | August 07, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Shame on the International Olympic Committee for hiding behind political correctness while gay men and lesbians in Russia are being harassed, tortured, and beaten in the streets. What contemptible cowardice.Read More