When A Rainbow Flag Becomes A Threat To An Entire Caribbean Country


Tasheka Levann writes at the Huffington Post:

Antigua & Barbuda: When I got the messages that “gay pride flags” were mounted on light posts across the city of my birthplace for Carnival, I became so excited. And though they weren’t really rainbow flags (more like a patchwork of colours that are also in the rainbow), I immediately took my sarcasm to Facebook to celebrate while thanking the decorators for seeing my vision for a “Pride Antigua.”

My excitement was short-lived as not only did the situation escalate to folks calling for prayers for the country as a gay agenda was being pushed, but it lead to the Minister of Culture responsible for the festival making the decision to take down the multi-coloured flags.

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