The German Olympic Uniforms Are Basically Pride Flags

Sly dig, Deutschland.

1. Germany unveiled colorful uniforms for its Sochi Winter Olympics team at a runway show in Düsseldorf on Tuesday. Some are saying that the rainbow clad uniforms are a subtle political statement against Russia’s anti-gay policies.

2. The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) disputes any political message, telling “the uniforms are not a protest.”

3. DOSB says that the designs were finalized before Russian anti-gay protests started. “This is just a fashionable jacket,” says DOSB director Michael Vesper.

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