Gay in Putin's Russia
The Winter Olympics open Friday, but they're garnering attention beyond the games. In Russia, a government crackdown and an alarming rate of violence are putting the LGBT community at serious risk of jail, beatings and even death. Journalist Jeff Sharlet went to Russia in November and has written an article for this month's GQ Magazine. Thursday, he joins Doug to talk about the crusade to purge Russia of gays and lesbians and about how the underground LGBT community is responding.