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‘Rainbow magpie’: children give their pick for Australian bird of the year

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The bird of the year competition is a rewarding, yet divisive time for many Guardian readers, and employees. Tensions fly high on social media as debates rage over the deserved victor: should it be the majestic, yet n...

‘Rainbow colours and legs for days’: Australian fly species named after drag star RuPaul

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The first insect Bryan Lessard named after a pop culture icon was the Beyoncé fly – Scaptia beyonceae, in 2011. Op daardie stadium, the CSIRO entomologist caused quite a stir, and was “frowned upon” by some taxonomists. A d...

‘Rainbow Olympics’: Tokyo hailed as turning point for LGBTQ+ athletes

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When, still damp from the pool after winning his long-awaited gold medal, British diver Tom Daley declared his pride at being a gay man and also an Olympic champion, there were tears and full hearts across the nation....

Pride review – a beautiful rainbow patchwork of queer history in the US

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Remember Madeleine Tress? The charismatic lawyer born in Brooklyn in 1932? A cross-dressing lesbian who liked to frequent mafia bars, where “with a Smart cigarette hanging out of my mouth, I passed”, who was investiga...

Wijnaldum to wear rainbow armband and ready to walk off if racially abused

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Georginio Wijnaldum will wear a captain’s armband bearing the words “One Love” and a rainbow motif for the Netherlands’ last-16 Euro 2020 tie against the Czech Republic in Budapest on Sunday, and has said the team cou...

Hungary’s Orbán cancels Euro 2020 trip to Munich after rainbow row

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The Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has cancelled a trip to Munich for the Euro 2020 match between Hungary and Germany in response to widespread criticism of his government over anti-LGBTQ+ legislation it pass...

‘Shameful’: Uefa blocks LGBTQ+ rainbow stadium protest in Munich

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Munich’s mayor has attacked as “shameful” the decision by Uefa to quash his city’s plans to illuminate its Allianz Arena in rainbow colours in support of LGBTQ+ rights for Germany’s Euro 2020 match against Hungary on ...

Pride rainbow merchandise is everywhere, but who gets the pot of gold?

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From Listerine mouthwash to Victoria Beckham T-shirts, every June sees a growing number of brands launch rainbow-themed merchandise to celebrate Pride month. Hierdie jaar, celebrations and parades across the world have ...

Original rainbow Pride flag returns to its San Francisco home after 43 jare

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Na 43 jare, a long-lost piece of San Francisco’s queer history is coming home. The rainbow Pride flag, now a ubiquitous symbol around the world each June, is geskep in 1978 by the artist and queer activist Gilbe...

Texas bakery sells out of goods after backlash for its Pride rainbow cookies

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A small Texas bakery which lost orders and Facebook followers after posting a message in support of the LGBTQ community sold out its inventory two days in a row over the weekend, after a surge of support from around t...

‘Rainbow, leopard print or pink’: Prince Philip’s Land Rover shows rise in alternative hearses

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The send-off for Prince Philip will be a royal funeral like no other, not least because his coffin will be carried in a bespoke Land Rover hearse he helped to design himself. It’s a break from royal tradition – but hi...