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The message is spreading!

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 ❤

More interviews!

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 🙂

Who is your favourite winter Olympian?

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 […]

Calling all International Sports Federations!

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 […]

Another week, another interview!

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 […]

1 Week Anniversary <3

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 […]

Our first interview :)

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 […]