Gay-rights activist detained at Olympic Park

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Vladimir Luxuria, center, a former Communist lawmaker in the Italian parliament and prominent crusader for transgender rights, is led away by friends to attend a women's ice hockey match after posing for photos on the Olympic Plaza at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Luxuria was soon after detained by police upon entering the Shayba Arena

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Vladimir Luxuria, a transgender rights activist from Italy was walking around Olympic Park in a rainbow headdress shouting "Gay is okay" in both English and Russian. She attempted to enter Shayba Arena to watch a hockey game when she was detained by Russian police. She shouted "I have a ticket" while she was led away by four officers.

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