TORONTO, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A Canadian choir group protested Russia's anti-gay laws as the Olympic games open with a song set to the tune of Sting's "Russians."
The song opens with the lyrics, "Around the world and in Canada, there's a fear of Russian homophobia. We're voices standing up to all the threats and the discriminating laws of the president." The lyrics criticize the law and its discriminatory nature with the chorus of the song, "The Russians love their children too."
The group says while they support the athletes, they do not support the laws discriminating against the LGBT community.