Sydney’s beloved rainbow crossing was both a symbol of LGBTQ pride and a popular tourist attraction before the State Government controversially covered it up without warning.
Now, the rainbow is being permanently reinstated.
Sydney’s getting a new rainbow crossing, to be installed five years after it was covered up in 2013 under a layer of asphalt in the middle of the night by the NSW Government.
Their excuse? The painted, flat road feature was deemed a safety hazard.
Marking a centre point of Sydney’s LGBTQ capital, and installed by the City of Sydney council for the 2013 Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the original rainbow crossing ran down Oxford Street, through Taylor Square, in the suburbs of Darlinghurst and Surry Hills. Read more…
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Author: Shannon Connellan
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