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The queer branch of Extinction Rebellion have an important message: ‘There’s no Pride on a dead planet’

Rainbow Rebellion, the LGBT+ branch of Extinction Rebellion, is trying to show that during an ecological crisis, it’s marginalised communities who will be hit first. Extinction Rebellion has organised a fortnight of international action, which began on October 7, in cities around the world, calling for governments to take immediate action to address climate change. A spokesperson for Rainbow Rebellion gave a speech in London’s Parliament Square during protests on October 9. He said: “We are a diverse network hailing from all walks of life, united in the belief that...
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The Trump administration told a city to remove its Pride rainbow crossings. The city had something else in mind

Locals in the city of Ames, Iowa, are delighted with their new Pride crossings – but the federal government isn’t. The Trump administration told the town that they must remove the rainbow crosswalks, which are painted in different colours to represent different members of the LGBT+ community. The Iowa city’s response? They’ve decided to say no. Pride crosswalks don’t comply with federal rules. The city was told in a letter last month from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) that their Pride-themed crosswalks were in violation of federal rules, CNN reports....
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