Olympic Google Doodle takes aim at Russian anti-gay law

Reblog of Olimpig Google

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Google doodle

One day before the Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony, Google changed its front page in both Russia and the U.S. to what looks like a very public protest in doodle form. The rainbow-themed image of athletes pictured below includes a quote from section 6 of the Olympic charter, which advocates against discrimination in any form. Russian law limits free speech from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. While some Olympic sponsors have issued statements condemning the law, it’s not surprising that Google went to its doodle to make a not-so-subtle point.

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