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Hilariously awful ‘Straight Pride’ flag badge pulled from Amazon

A UK seller has pulled a “straight pride” pin badge from sales on its website and from Amazon after the product drew widespread criticism and ridicule online. The “Heterosexual Pride Wavy Gold Plated Flag Pin Badge”, bearing various shades of beige, went viral late last week before being pulled by its seller, a company called …

Permanent ‘Rainbow Roundabout’ Unveiled In Canberra

Canberra installed a rainbow roundabout last weekend. It pays tribute to the city’s strong “yes” vote in the same-sex marriage postal survey. The permanent artwork is on a roundabout in the inner north Canberra suburb of Braddon. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr, said at last weekend’s Spring Out Pride Parade that the roundabout was about …

Egyptian Men ‘Arrested For Flying Rainbow Flag Amid Gay Crackdown’

A group of Egyptian men have undergone forced anal examinations after they were arrested for waving a rainbow flag at a concert in Cairo, human rights group Amnesty International says. The flags were flown during a recent concert by Mashrou’ Leila, a Lebanese alternative rock band with an openly gay lead singer. According to reports, …

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