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- Not everything is feel-good, though. Athletes and fans alike were wondering how to handle the Games after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a draconian bill into law this past June. Called an anti-gay-propaganda law, it basically means you can go to jail for saying it's OK to be gay or to be raised by gay parents. Find out more about the controversy and how the US responded.
- For its part, Google responded with a Google Doodle supporting LGBT rights, and this Canadian response is pretty awesome,too.
- If you need a reason to get excited, we present all the hot athletes heading to Sochi.