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Himself - Olympic Figure Skater
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Himself - Secretary General of the United Nations
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Himself - First Openly Gay NBA Player
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Herself - Tennis Icon
Thomas Roberts ...
Himself - MSNBC Host (archive footage)
Anastasia Smirnova ...
Herself - Russian LGBT Rights Activist (archive footage)
Elvina Yuvakaeva ...
Herself - Co-Chair, Russian Open Games
Blake Skjellerup ...
Himself - Olympic Speed Skater
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Himself - Gold Medal 200M Dash, 1968 Summer Olympics (archive footage)
John Carlos ...
Himself - Bronze Medal 200M Dash, 1968 Summer Olympics (archive footage)
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Himself - Editor-in-Chief, The New Yorker
Andy Humm ...
Himself - Reporter, Gay City News
Tanya Domi ...
Herself - Professor, Columbia University
Vladimir Putin ...
Himself - President of Russia (archive footage)
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Leading up to the Olympics in Sochi, a law banning 'propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations to minors' was passed in Russia. Gay Olympians were confronted with a tough decision: whether to protest in defense of their Russian comrades or compete in silence. Featuring world medalist Johnny Weir, Billie Jean King, Greg Louganis, Martina Navratilova, Simona Meiler and others.

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29 October 2014 (USA)  »

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В Россию с любовью  »

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$600,000 (estimated)
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Johnny Weir: It certainly made me more interested to know about people that couldn't hide in the closet. I never could. I came out of my mother with jazz hands.
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