But there were only 11 men — and none on Team USA. Gay Star News. Cyd Zeigler, Jr. But it wasn't going anywhere and it was never going anywhere. Another gay athlete, luger John Fennellwas also vying for a spot on Team USA this year, but a sled malfunction slashed his chance at qualifying in December.
The ban was upheld by Krasnodar Krai Judge Svetlana Mordovina on the basis of the Pride House inciting "propaganda of non-traditional sexual orientation which can undermine the security of the Russian society and the state, provoke social-religious hatred, which is the feature of the extremist character of the activity".
Sincethe need for a secondary global multisport event has been the subject of much debate, especially after the final financial figures for were released. Sanne van Kerkhof of The Netherlands. Daniel Mihailescu.
Not to be confused with Outgames.