We’re not the only ones asking athletes to show solidarity with the Russian LGBT* community. Check out some of these other great campaigns :) Spanish Olympic Teamhttps://www.change.org/es/peticiones/equipo-ol%C3%ADmpico-espa%C3%B1ol-lucid-una-insignia-arcoiris-en-las-olimpiadas-de-sochi-2014-stophomofobia German Olympic Teamhttps://www.change.org/de/Petitionen/an-den-deutschen-olympischen-sportbund-zeichen-setzen-gegen-homophobie-in-russland US Olympic Teamhttps://www.change.org/petitions/us-olympic-team-fly-the-colors-of-gay-pride-during-the-2014-olympics-opening-ceremony Team Great Britainhttps://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/team-gb-wear-rainbow-colours-at-the-sochi-2014-winter-olympic-games Add up all these signatures, and that’s a lot of people sending a message of equality and love <3

These interviews are actually from last week, but better late than never!  Here’s the interview from the Winnipeg Metrohttp://metronews.ca/news/winnipeg/780028/winnipeggers-petition-for-rainbow-pins-at-2014-winter-olympics-gaining-ground/ And here’s the interview on George Stroumboulopoulos’ website :)http://www.cbc.ca/strombo/social-issues/this-winnipegger-wants-athletes-to-rock-rainbow-pins-at-the-sochi-olympics.html Happy reading :)

As you may have noticed, we’ve had a crazy busy week! We’re up to an amazing 27,000 signatures on our petition, and more are pouring in each day.  With such an overwhelmingly positive response, we’ve gotta ask: who would you like to see wearing a rainbow pin during the opening ceremonies? Is there a particular […]

According to an article in Gay Star News (available here), the IOC has done the unthinkable; announcing it will discipline athletes at the Olympics who attempt to stand up for human rights by wearing a rainbow pin, waving a rainbow flag, etc. The IOC is quoting a rule in the Olympic Charter, saying that such […]

End of week two, and it’s been just as busy as week one! We had an interview with CTV Winnipeg which was featured last night on the news. Missed it/want to see it again? Read the article and watch the video here. Note:  the video doesn’t always seem to play automatically after the ad, but if […]

We’ve been around one week, and boy has it been busy! Here are some of the highlights:- creation of a facebook page with currently 154 ‘likes’- creation of a twitter account and this blog :)- our petition is up to 181 with signatures coming in from all around the world (sorry, make that 182…183… you […]

If you missed our CBC interview this morning, not to worry, you can listen to it here! If you prefer to read it, see below! CBC “Dayne Moyer is behind a petition called Gold Medal Message, and he’s in the studio this morning. Hi there!” Dayne “Hi there, good morning.” CBC “So tell me a […]

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