morg: According to an IOC spokesperson, the Olympics aren't the place for "proactive political or religious demonstration," anyway.[i.imgur.com image 460x276]
Red_Fox: I hope no one boycotts. I hope that some athletes make a scene. I hope Russia actually arrests them. Why? Because that's the one thing that will put the spotlight on them so brightly that they'll have to back down or face ridicule from the rest of the world...if not flat out threats to release the person. I don't think they'll actually dare to arrest anyone....think of the scandal if a gay athlete or athletes are arrested mid-games. You'd end up with a boycott mid-games by many athletes themselves until the person was released probably. I can't imagine Russia wants that kind of attention.
If you're a gay Olympic athlete, now is the time to bow out of the Olympics in protest.
CokeBear: Maybe you need to rename yourselves to reflect the difference.
ReverendJasen: kbronsito: Maybe instead of biatching that the IOC or Russia won't allow displays of 'gayness,' some gay athletes will show some courage and do it anyways. It's not really much of a protest if you get permission.Even better, it would be great if a majority of athletes/countries simply boycotted this Olympics event. It would be hilarious if only three countries showed up.
Rose McGowan Loveslave: When I was younger I could have been called anti-gay. It was a dark point in my past that I am ashamed of. I am thankful that my God (don't flame me please) has opened my heart to show me how wrong I was how petty I was being and how un-Christian I was. Since I have changed I see the incredible wealth of diversity that all people give to the human condition and I love them all. Sometimes it is not easy. But thank God I have given up my draconian views on humanity.I love you all Farkers no matter who you are.
LemSkroob: Why do we insist on giving the Olympics to savages lately? Chiana, Russia, Brazil, etc...
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