Taipei City raises rainbow flag for LGBTI pride parade

Taiwan News
Date: 2016/10/29
By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A rainbow-colored flag was flying above Taipei City Hall for the first time, on the day of

By Central News Agency

By Central News Agency

the 2016 Taipei Pride Parade, October 29.

A small flag-raising ceremony is usually held at 6:30 AM at the municipal building and the flags are lowered near sunset at 6 PM.

Department of Civil Affairs Commissioner Lan Shih-tsung said that the Taipei City Council passed the measure in June to raise the rainbow flag that will fly with the flags of the ROC and Taipei City above the city hall on the day of the parade to “show its respect for diversity.”

Lan admitted that the city government did receive a high number of complaints against the action from the 1999 Citizen Hotline after the decision was made known to the public.    [FULL  STORY][

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