Stephen Fry made many good points in his open letter to David Cameron and the IOC. In my opinion, Putin's law against gays should not be associated with the olympics in any way.  Athletes are travelling to Russia to compete in the olympics; their personal lives have nothing to do with that.  Although I do not agree with sports and politics being connected, they are and Fry shows that by stating: "Olympic events used not only to be athletic, they used to include cultural competitions."   It is not right for Putin to restrict competitors of their sexuality, as it is not right for Hitler to use the Jews as scapegoats.  Despite Stephen Fry's biased view on the matter, he is completely right.  If the country of Russia cannot be civil with the athletes because of an LGBT barrier, the Olympics should be held elsewhere.


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