Months ahead of the Winter Olympics in Russia, where controversy surrounds a law that targets homosexuality, the U.S. Olympic Committee adds protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation to its policies.
Read original article – Published October 13, 201310:09 AM
U.S. Olympic Committee Adds Sexual Orientation To Anti-Discrimination Rules
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