Google Olympic Doodle Honors Gay Rights
'The practice of sport is a human right'
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 7, 2014 1:07 AM CST
If Vladimir Putin uses Google, he will see this doodle.   (Google)

(Newser) – As the Sochi Olympics kick off, Google has taken a swipe at Russia's record on gay rights with its latest doodle. The doodle features images of winter athletes on the rainbow colors of the gay pride flag, along with a pointed quote from the Olympic Charter, Business Insider reports. "The practice of sport is a human right," the quote reads. "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." The doodle appears on Google homepages in every country, including Russia, Mashable notes.

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Corsica
Feb 10, 2014 7:27 AM CST
Just what the fk are "gay rights"? Are they different from "human rights"? People are getting exceedingly tired of this fkg gay bullsh*t.
justmy2cents
Feb 9, 2014 7:57 AM CST
Good grief. They took a happy word and ruined it (gay), they took a pretty color and twisted it (purple) and they took the rainbow too. Then wonder why they aren't much-appreciated.
orlandojon
Feb 8, 2014 6:46 AM CST
You have to weed through 10 Google doodles to find one that honors something or someone that actually matters.