Google takes a shot at Russia’s anti-gay law with new doodle for Sochi Winter Games

Google takes a shot at Russia’s anti-gay law with new doodle for Sochi Winter Games

Google has taken a shot at Russia’s controversial anti-gay law by expressing its support for LGBT olympians in its latest doodle commemorating the Winter Games.

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 The color of the doodle, which features images of athletes in various Winter Games events, is modeled after the Rainbow Flag — a symbol of LGBT pride. The doodle also quotes the Olympic Charter as saying that there should be no “discrimination of any kind” in the Olympic games — and is linked to search results for the set of rules and guidelines governing the Olympic games.

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