To mark the beginning of the Sochi olympics, Google made it’s homepage doodle a rainbow flag for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality. The doodle itself is linked to search results for Olympic Charter. Underneath the doodle is a quote from the Olympic Charter:
“The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.”
This is a screen shot of Google’s doodle for the Olympics
AT&T also made a statement on their blog saying Russian laws “were harmful to a diverse society.” Channel 4 also launched the “gay mountain” advertisement and changed their logo to a rainbow flag.
Google is one of the most popular websites. With such a wide fan base, the messages on their doodles are seen by…
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