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Lotus social media message highlighting gay rights in Russia backfires

Lotus social media message highlighting gay rights in Russia backfires 8 February, 2014 While the Formula 1 world waited on news from Jerez on Friday, where Lotus were running the E22 for the first time, nothing emerged – instead the team got embroiled in a storm surrounding a Twitter, Facebook and website post which highlighted gay rights (or rather lack thereof) in Russia on the occasion of the opening day of the Sochi winter Olympics. What was perhaps a well intentioned message accompanied by a photo showing two hunky gay men embracing and kissing, was soon removed from Lotus' social media platforms as it immediately went viral and caused an immediate stir in the process with some...
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