Vladimir Luxuria, a former Communist lawmaker in the Italian parliament and prominent crusader for transgender rights, sits for an interview, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in central Sochi, Russia, home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Luxuria said she was detained by police at the Olympics after being stopped while carrying a rainbow flag that read in Russian: "Gay is OK." Police on Monday denied this happened. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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