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The dog, who Gus adopted after the Winter Olympics in South Korea, died from complications surrounding a birth defect to his heart Gus Kenworthy has spoken of his pain after his gorgeous dog Beemo, who he met in South Korea at the Winter Olympics, passed away earlier this week. Beemo suffered from health complications which were a result of a hard-to-spot defect she suffered from birth. Beemo had a heart that was too big for her body, and her lungs deteriorated. Gus and...
Eric-Radford

Figure skater Eric Radford has announced his retirement. The Canadian athlete took home gold in team figure skating at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Seoul, where he performed a beautiful routine to Adele’s Hometown Glory alongside partner Meagan Duhamel. The achievement made him the first openly gay male athlete to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics. The pair later earned a bronze medal in the pairs free skating on Thursday, making Eric the first openly gay man to...
pride house

"Team Canada is proud to embrace its diversity at Canada House." Plans for a dedicated Pride House at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang fell through after activists in South Korea were unable to secure funding. But the Canadian Olympic Committee saved the day by hosting a Pride House within its Olympic Village pavilion. https://twitter.com/Canada/status/961980145866280960?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fteam-canada-steps-up-to-host-pride-house-at-winter-olympics%2F02%2F2018%2F On the front door of Canada House, a welcoming message greets guests: “Within these walls where those with Olympics hearts come to gather, you are welcomed, accepted and...
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A planned social media campaign "will focus on improving people's awareness, campaigning and monitoring." It’s a year of firsts at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, as figure skater Adam Rippon became the first openly gay American man to qualify for the Winter Olympics. Just four years ago in Sochi, Russia’s gay propaganda ban created a dangerous environment for athletes who wanted to be out and proud. Unsurprisingly, the Russian Ministry of Justice refused to allow a Pride House, a...
Gus_Kenworthy

Earlier today, we shared with you the fact that Gus Kenworthy has officially qualified for a spot in the U.S. Olympic skiing team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Now, Kenworthy will be joining figure skater Adam Rippon as one of the first openly gay athletes from the US to go to the Winter Olympics. This comes just a week after he won first place at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix in Aspen Snowmass, Colorado, which was one...
Figure Skating

Radford is only the second openly gay man to ever compete in the Winter Games. Over the weekend Canadian figure skater Eric Radford qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, becoming only the second openly gay man to ever compete in a Winter Games, after American skater Adam Rippon. Radford, 32, came out in in December 2014. He competed in the Sochi Winter Games, earning a silver with his pairs partner, Meagan Duhamel, but was closeted at the...
WinterOlympicsAd

We are gearing up for the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea and one company is using that to promote LGBTQ youth and their parents. Manufacturing conglomerate Procter & Gamble has released an ad ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics titled, “Thank You, Mom.” As you might imagine, the video shows several moms supporting their LGBTQ children like a boy who wants to be a figure skater and a girl who’s obsessed with female skaters. In a statement about the commercial Proctor...

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