Russia’s laws and practices against gay citizens have been well documented leading up to the games, exposing harsh practices and the need for change. Google welcomed the games with this doodle, which included language directly from the Olympic charter reminding us all the intended spirit of the games. Here’s to hoping that the pressure to provide equal rights will last longer than the games.
Boston Globe writer wowed us with his balanced expression of bigotry and world geography mastery with this tweet that he sent during the Opening ceremony in Sochi referring to the Boston Marathon bombers . So much wrong in just 140 characters.