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  1. Johnny Weir to join Nancy Kerrigan's 'Halloween On Ice' at War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Post-Standard

    Figure skater Johnny Weir attends the USTA 13th Annual Opening Night Gala at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 in New York. Weir will skate in Syracuse on Oct. 15, 2015.

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  2. that Queer Blind Silence Plays 13th St. Rep, Now thru 8/23Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of a fictional figure skater whose character was inspired partly by the life and career of bronze medalist Johnny Weir . Underground International Voices of Theatre, in association with The O'Neill Film and Theatrical Foundation, will present the ...

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  3. 'That Queer Blind Silence' By Russian Playwright Sophia RommaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NewsBlaze

    ... cleansing and ludicrous soul-purging psychiatric tactics to 'reform' homosexuals. Romma games inspiration from Johnny Weir, the 2008 World bronze medalist and three-time U.S. national champion figure skater. His sexual orientation was a source of ...

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  4. that Queer Blind Silence to Play 13th St. Rep, 8/5-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of a fictional figure skater whose character was inspired partly by the life and career of bronze medalist Johnny Weir . Underground International Voices of Theatre, in association with The O'Neill Film and Theatrical Foundation, will present the ...

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  5. On contemporary sports culture: homophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Feministing

    ... player, and Derrick Gordon , a masculine basketball player, were lauded for their courage in coming out, whereas Johnny Weir was seen as a given, largely because of his feminine of center gender expression. Furthermore, while Collins and Gordon ...

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  6. X Games on IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... adding, "Then you skip over to the skating fawns." Those in the sport also realize the challenges it can pose. Johnny Weir, the former U.S. champion, current NBC commentator, and perpetual personality, noted, "The sparkle of rhinestones sometimes ...

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  7. Athletes and activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    If a documentary can be said to have a "star," the star of Noam Gonick's To Russia with Love is American figure skater Johnny Weir. A U.S. national champion, Weir is poetry on ice.

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  8. Johnny Weir's eccentric outfit makes a splash on FiFi's red carpetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Olympic skater and television personality Johnny Weir is known for his fey sense of fashion. His whimsical outfits are never boring.

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  9. 2015 Kentucky Derby: Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski, Tom Brady And Rob Gronkowski Glam It UpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | International Business Times

    Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski brought in the edgy look to the 2015 Kentucky Derby on May 1. Johnny killed it completely with his rose covered fascinator complete with a mint garnished cocktail glass. The figure skater complimented his look with a matching pant suit.

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  10. 2015 Kentucky Derby best hats: Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are on pointRead the original story

    May 2, 2015 | Zap2it.com

    ... the Kentucky Derby . Oh, and there's a horse race later . NBC commentators and figure skaters Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir (above) steal the show in their hats, particularly Weir with his mane of roses. Lipinski, however, is also looking beautiful, ...

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  11. Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski (and Their Hats) Head to Louisville to Cover Kentucky DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | People

    It's Kentucky Derby time, but Johnny Weir - who will be covering this weekend's festivities with his sidekick Tara Lipinski for NBC - isn't focusing on the horses. It's his headgear he's been concentrating on for the past week.

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  12. Hey O's, Norfolk is much closer than Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... 15 hours of horsing around at Churchill Downs will include fashion reports from former figure skating greats Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski. But there probably are plenty of other reasons to avoid the pre-race coverage. At it again: Another season, ...

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  13. NBC's 50 cameras will capture it all on Derby DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | USA Today

    ... but NBC will have its new elevated shots in place. But how about the red carpet? The duo of Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir will again be handling the fashion coverage - with a new camera. You'll see hats from all angles. "We've got a camera on the ...

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  14. Johnny Weir's custom-made Kentucky Derby hat will be 'aggressive and very fun'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | USA Today

    What kind of over-the-top hat will Johnny Weir wear at Saturday's Kentucky Derby? The answer will be in a box that will be shipped to Weir here this week from his hat designer. Weir and Tara Lipinski, former figure skating stars, will be back for the second year in a row for NBC Sports to cover the red carpet and other social highlights of Derby weekend.

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  15. Tara Lipinski Joins Other Big Names In This Year's White House Correspondents' DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WebProNews

    ... with gold sandals and a curled updo completing her look. Fellow figure skater turned figure skating analyst Johnny Weir, on the other hand, wore a tight black tux with cropped pants. He accented his look with a furry bow tie and a sparkly circlet. ...

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  16. 7 Best Moments Of The White House Correspondents DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Deadline

    ... law is coming to Cleveland, run for the damn hills!!' " The sartorial splendor of NBC figure skating analyst Johnny Weir, including tiara/headband, furry bow-tie and short-cropped tux earned him Best Dressed at this year's Nerd Prom. Obama wasn't ...

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  17. Johnny: Games in Boston would be 'amazing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir thinks Boston should get its act together and support the bid to bring the Summer Games here in 2024 because, he says, it's time to bring the medal-fest back to the USA. "It's an event that brings the whole world a together," Weir told the Track .

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  18. Dallas Stars Daily Links: Gold for US women, Rob Ford, Dale Hansen, Kari Lehtonen, and EasterRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | Defending Big D

    ... or watch Gene Simmons of KISS talk down to people or even discuss anything in the world you want to with Johnny Weir . The Hansen one was very entertaining. Among the hits: Former Toronto Mayor and current City Councillor Rob Ford has been appointed ...

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  19. VIDEO: Eric Radford makes gay history at World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Xtra!

    Eric Radford and his partner Meagan Duhamel won gold at the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai on March 26. Radford, who came out in December 2014 , becomes the first openly gay figure skater to win a gold medal. Despite common stereotypes, openly gay figure skaters are rare or come out, like Johnny Weir , after the height of their careers.

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  20. Eric Radford tells his story on his termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | ESPN

    ... about being told by judges to tone down effeminate moves, came out as gay toward the end of his career. So did Johnny Weir, who also acknowledged his sexual orientation through an autobiography in 2011 and competed in just one major event afterward. ...

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