GOOGLE IS MARKING Gay and Lesbian pride month by adding a rainbow to its search function whenever the terms ‘gay’, ‘lesbian’, ‘transgender’ or similar are searched for.
The rainbow is a symbol of gay pride, and rainbow flags are flying in Dublin this week to mark the Gay Pride Festival, which will culminate with a parade this Saturday in the city centre.
Google has taken a stance on gay issues in the past, publicly opposing Proposition 8 – the gay marriage ban in California – in 2008.
Yesterday saw a Google Doodle appropriate for Father’s Day on the search giant’s homepage – an image of a tie, while the company designed an interactive doodle for the lunar eclipse last week. And remember the excellent touch to mark the 96th birthday of late guitar legend Les Paul?
Google has been adding touches in the form of doodles to its homepage since 2000. Here are some of the most memorable….