Since the beginning of the Paralympics Games of Sochi, the city of Prince Albert in Canada decided to raise a rainbow flag to show its support to the LGBT community of Russia.
The Prince Albert Q-Network would have liked to be able to show their support during the Olympic Games but did not obtain the authorization of the city because another flag was already planned.
A compromise was found and the group got the right to put a rainbow flag during the Paralympics.
"To be able to show the Russian community that we stand in solidarity with them, it means a lot because I know how it feels to feel isolated or feel fearful and just to show we support might help to bring a little comfort," said Jennifer Brockman, chairperson of the Prince Albert Q-Network, the group which raised the flag.
This one will remain outside of the Prince Ambert's city hall until the end of the games on March 16.