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Sydney’s rainbow crossings are now Progress Pride flags

Sydney’s rainbow crossing and pathway have been repainted with Progress Pride flag colours to be more inclusive. City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore and Councillor Adam Worling shared photos on social media spruiking the new multi-coloured paint jobs. The rainbow crossing is at Taylor Square. The rainbow path runs through Equality Green in Prince …

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Location of Sydney’s new rainbow crossing revealed

The City of Sydney wants to install a big new rainbow crossing with the progress pride design by Qtopia Sydney near Taylor Square in Darlinghurst. At the intersection of Bourke and Forbes streets in Darlinghurst, there’s currently no dedicated pedestrian crossing. The City of Sydney wants to install one, to give visitors easier access to …

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Police charge alleged New Zealand rainbow crossing vandals

Police have charged three people in New Zealand accused of defacing a rainbow crossing in the city of Gisborne. Fundamentalist Christian vandals are targeting the rainbow installations in New Zealand. Last Monday night, the vandals painted over the rainbow crossing in the CBD of the city of Gisborne. The vandals, who are supporters of the …

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Beware the Rainbow Stairs

Homosexuality is a slippery slope, say some, but for others, perhaps at the University of NSW, it’s a set of rainbow stairs. The University of NSW first painted a set of rainbow stairs six years ago to celebrate Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Recently, they gave the paint a refresh in time for this …

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Design change proposed for Sydney’s rainbow crossings

Councillors at the City of Sydney will seek to update their two permanent rainbow crossings to Progress Pride Flag designs to “better represent the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community.” Councillor Adam Worling put forward the motion this week asking the CEO to investigate adding the extra colours to the city’s existing rainbow artworks. The Progress …

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Adelaide’s Rainbow Walk defaced with religious vandalism – again

A South Australian LGBTIQ group has issued a brutally candid response to a vandal who defaced Adelaide’s Rainbow Walk installation. The long rainbow-painted footpath is located in Adelaide’s Light Square. Created in 2016, it forms a timeline of significant dates for the state’s LGBTIQ community. However late last week, Adelaide Councillor Keiran Snape shared a …

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Sydney’s big rainbow path is finally finished and it looks great

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has officially unveiled a 90-metre rainbow path at Prince Alfred Park in Surry Hills to commemorate the the third anniversary of marriage equality. Just over three years ago, 30,000 people gathered on the park’s south-west lawn to hear the results of the marriage equality postal survey. The crowd burst into …

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New rainbow path planned on third anniversary of marriage equality vote

The City of Sydney has backed plans to paint a 90-metre rainbow path at Prince Alfred Park in Surry Hills to commemorate the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia. Almost three years ago, 30,000 people gathered on the lawn to hear the results of the marriage equality postal survey. The crowd burst into cheers and …

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Locals call for a rainbow crossing in the Blue Mountains

A group of 100 community members in New South Wales’ Blue Mountains are calling on their local council to install a rainbow crossing in their region. Just days after forming this month, the group Rainbow Committee Blue Mountains attracted dozens of locals. They’re calling for the council to create the rainbow crossing on Macquarie Road …

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Furious residents petition for CCTV to catch rainbow crossing vandals

Wollongong residents have asked their local council for better surveillance after “cowardly” homophobic vandals repeatedly defaced their local rainbow crossing. The rainbow crossing was painted in the coastal New South Wales city last Christmas as a show of support for the LGBTIQ community. However after it was unveiled, vandals targeted the crossing with their cars, …

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