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[Calgary Herald] Calgary Olympian finds three words liberating: ‘I am gay’

Promising luge athlete John Fennell relieved to finally be out of the closet after ‘suffocating’ game of hiding his identity

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PRIDE House opened historic doors at Olympics

As the Winter Olympics began last week in Vancouver, the LGBT community has had a very special reason to celebrate. Media from all over Canada and the
world were present to witness the opening of the first ever ‘PRIDE House’ associated with an Olympics.

PRIDE House is unofficial welcome centre for LGBT athletes whose aim is to educate as well as provide a safe and welcoming venue for gay and lesbian
athletes, coaches, friends and families. Based in Vancouver’s gay village, PRIDE House is located approximately 20 minutes from the Olympic Village.

Whilst neither the Vancouver Organizing Committee nor the IOC is partners in the project and the group […]

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