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NBC accused by Arkansas man of changing its logo to ‘colors of gays’


By Minda Smiley | Reporter

June 30, 2015 | 2 min read

A local Arkansas man has mistakenly accused NBC of adding rainbow colors to its logo in support of gay marriage even though the network has used its iconic peacock symbol for years.

Don Stair wrote in a Facebook post on KARK 4 News’ Facebook page: “Your changing your station logo with the colors of gays is a disgrace. Just stay out of it… Your integrity is ruined… ABC KATV is my choice in the future for all Little Rock station viewing… Shame on you!”

The news station responded with the following: “We didn’t change our logo Don. Same logo as always.” He has since deleted his comment.

Over the weekend, many brands added rainbow colors to their logos on social media and elsewhere in support of the US Supreme Court’s decision that same-sex marriage is a right.

Facebook also rolled out a feature that allows people to put a rainbow filter on top of their profile pictures.

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