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Russia will "promote social inclusion without discrimination of any kind" during its 2014 Winter Games. After pressure from the international community and the United Nations, Russia has redrafted its Olympic Truce, a UN resolution adopted every two years before the start of an Olympic games. The Truce originated in Ancient Greece, and was an agreement that, during the Olympic Games, ... [Read]

“The United States will fight to ensure that the remarkable progress the UN has made on LGBT issues in the last four years is not rolled back. Today’s vote on gender identity is evidence that we are, in fact, expanding international support and moving forward.”  Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations, from a Nov. 20 ... [Read]