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rainbow crossing taylor square

Sydney’s new rainbow crossing at Taylor Square has been officially launched ahead of the 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras this month. Last June, it was announced the crossing’s return was announced after the original crossing was controversially removed overnight by the state government in 2013, citing safety concerns. The new crossing, which curves …

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Rainbow Crossing Sydney

A new rainbow crossing will be installed in Sydney, five years after the city’s first one was controversially removed. Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the new installation was a “victory” for the LGBTIQ community. “The news that it will be reinstated is incredibly significant on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the first …

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The city of Orlando, Florida has unveiled a rainbow crossing near the Pulse nightclub in memory of the 49 people killed last year. Over 2,700 people signed a petition requesting the crossing in memory of the victims. The permanent fuxture is part of an interim memorial plan to make the nightclub more welcoming to visitors, …

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The organisers of Cairns Tropical Pride have invited everyone to a “flash mob” photo opportunity at the city’s rainbow crossing this weekend. The city became the first in regional Queensland to boast a rainbow-coloured pedestrian crossing when Cairns Regional council installed one on the Cairns Esplanade in 2016. The crossing has returned this year and …

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Darwin Council has voted to make the city’s first rainbow crossing a permanent fixture. Alderman for Chan Ward Dr Emma Young said on her Facebook page the Council had voted to pass the motion on Tuesday night. “City of Darwin recently supported the Darwin Pride Festival and its important role in promoting Darwin’s cultural diversity …

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