Google Attempts to Teach Everyone on the Planet That Being Gay Is Not a Crime

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Google gets its gay on
Hey homophobes, here's one more big corporation for you to boycott.

Today is the day that Google launches its much-talked-about campaign, "Legalize Love." We know what you are thinking -- what do those geeks in Silicon Valley know about love?

Turns out, those nerds know a hell of a lot more about love than people in Poland, which doesn't even recognize gay couples, and Singapore, where certain sex acts that we won't mention here are considered criminal.

Here's what Google had to say about its international love fest:
Though our business and employees are located in offices around the world, our policies on non-discrimination are universal throughout Google. We are proud to be recognised as a leader in LGBT inclusion efforts, but there is still a long way to go to achieve full equality. Legalise Love is our call to decriminalise homosexuality and eliminate homophobia around the world.
Before you start thinking that this is just a PR stunt, Google does have a lengthy history of being nice to gays. Here's some examples:

  • In 2012, more than 1,500 Googlers marched in Pride Celebrations across the globe.

  • In Sydney, the company hosted two Queer Thinking seminars on Activism in the Internet Age and Queer Careers.

  • In scary Singapore, Google is sponsoring the Pink Dot celebration, aka the freedom to love.

  • Google sponsored the production of Stonewall's latest Workplace Guide Global Working: Supporting LGB Staff Overseas.

  • And our personal favorite, the Gay Google Doodle that stared every closeted Republican in the face after they typed the word "gay" into their search bar during pride last year.

So where exactly does this leave homophobes? Bing?

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Be aware, Wake up! re: GOOGLE Corp. HYPOCRISY and ISRAEL's DISCRIMINATORY MARRIAGE REGULATIONS --- Did you know that racist/apartheid-ISRAEL prohibits any type of marriage between Jewish Israelis and Palestinians/Arabs (whether Christian, Muslim or other beliefs)? If they want to wed their beloved fiance, they have to leave Israel and go to another country to get married !! --- GOOGLE Corp. is HEAVILY INVOLVED (closely embedded) in  joint ventures with the Israeli government & Israeli businesses, (especially Israeli security/tech & surveillance schemes) --- So, will GOOGLE Corp.advocate for LGBT "same-sex marriages" between Jewish Israelis who want to marry (Muslim or Christian) Palestinian/Arab partners --- by the way, currently ETHNOCENTRIC RACIST ISRAEL doesn't allow Jews to legally marry Palestinians/Arabs or persons of other non-Jewish heritage --- also, RACIST ISRAEL doesn't allow foreign workers in Israel (such as Chinese or Filipinos) to marry Israeli citizens !! --- So, HYPOCRITICAL GOOGLE Corporation will you be advocating for HUMAN RIGHTS within RACIST, APARTHEID ISRAEL, to "LEGALIZE LOVE" so that Jewish Israelis can marry the beloved person of their choice (whether Palestinian/Arab, Asian, non-Jewish, etc.) ??? ---- GOOGLE Corporation's purported Human Rights & LGBT activism will be perceived as HYPOCRITICAL & PHONY-BALONEY (while Google turns a "blind eye" to ISRAEL's VIOLATIONS of Human Rights) ----- when will GOOGLE promote the "LEGALIZE LOVE" campaign & advocate for Human Rights within ISRAEL (including the human right of a Jewish Israeli to marry a person of Arab or non-Jewish heritage whom they love) ???

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