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Wyoming political candidate Liz Cheney was denounced for saying she loved her sister, Mary Cheney, but not same-sex marriage.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his political allies have been condemned for enacting a law that prohibits “propaganda” to youths about “nontraditional sexual relationships.”

The Russian law has politicized the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Gay-rights activists have talked about protests, and President Obama has asked gay athletes, notably tennis champion Billie Jean King and skater Brian Boitano, to attend the ceremonies as part of the U.S. Olympic delegation.