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Blake Skjellerup, Matthew Mitcham featured in Australian TV segment on Sochi Olympics

The two gay Olympians talk gays and Olympics on The Project Australia

Blake Skjellerup shows off his third straight national speed-skating championship in New Zealand
Blake Skjellerup shows off his third straight national speed-skating championship in New Zealand
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Openly gay Olympians Blake Skjellerup (speed skating, New Zealand) and Matthew Mitcham (diving, Australia) joined The Project Australia to talk about the new Russian anti-gay law and how it could affect the Olympics. While Mitcham dove in China, where there are no anti-discrimination civil rights laws, Skjellerup is set to race in Sochi, where the new law makes it illegal for him to wave a rainbow flag in public.

These two young men are a couple of powerful advocates for all LGBT athletes. Check out the segment here:

Blake Skjellerup interview on The Project Australia (via MostWantedJc)