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For as long as I can remember, the rainbow flag has always been a symbol of hope for my community.

To me, rainbows represent happiness and positivity. They are filed with an array of endless bright colours which I thought represented the wide -ranging spectrum of gender and sexuality.

It wasn’t until recently when I stumbled across an article written by Thad Morgan for the ‘History’ channel’, that I discovered the true origin of how the rainbow flag came to represent such an iconic symbol of hope for the LGBTQI+ community.… Read the rest