How Crowdsourced Rainbows Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia How Crowdsourced Rainbows Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia
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How Crowdsourced Rainbows Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia

by Yasha Wallin

April 23, 2013




Gay activists were outraged and saw the crossing's removal—at the cost of $30,000 in taxpayer dollars—as an attack on their community. To protest, people all across the city and beyond decided to create their own rainbow walkways colored in chalk. Sydney resident James Breko Brechney created the DIY Rainbow Crossings Facebook page where anyone can upload their own images of #DIYrainbows. "Don't get angry, get chalking!" he encourages.


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How Crowdsourced Rainbows Are Fighting Back Against Homophobia