Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Spotlight: Police Stations Fly the Rainbow Flag for the Month

North Wales Police have shown their solidarity and support for LGBT History Month 2009 by flying the rainbow flag above their HQ.

Read the story on the News Wales website here.

In the meantime, the Limehouse Station in east London also tried to flly the flag but have been told by newly appointed Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service to take the flag down and replace it by the usual Union Flag.

Read the story on the Daily Mail website here. Some of the comments at the end of this article are a good example of why the Month is very much needed.

A similar decision to fly the rainbow flag in two Suffolk stations has also be criticised by 2 MPs. Read the story on the Fenland Citizen website here.

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