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7 February 2014updated 28 Jun 2021 4:46am

Google joins the rest of the western world in trolling Russia

Sochi? More like So-Gay!

By media mole

With varying degrees of subtlelty, organisations are making visual statements this week about Russia’s stance on LGBT rights. At one end of the spectrum we have today’s Google Doodle: a tasteful rainbow pastiche of some of the sports in play:

And at the other end: Channel 4 has literally rebranded into a big gay mountain. This trailer for Sochi features a singing bear of a man, and some outright guy-on-guy snogging. This mole approves, and wishes he was on his way to Sochi if this is what the nightlife is really like. 


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