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June 19, 2019

Rainbow Flag Won’t Fly in Dublin; Hearing Unfurls Intense Feelings

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Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:00 am | Updated: 3:42 pm, Wed Jun 5, 2019.

In a meeting remarkable for the heartfelt personal sharing by gay people, residents and public officials who have gay relatives, the Dublin City Council unanimously proclaimed Gay Pride Month in June.

However, Councilmember Shawn Kumagai’s request for the city to fly the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag from the city’s flagpole in front of City Hall failed on a 3-2 vote at the council’s May 21 meeting. The city flag flagpole is adjacent to flagpoles that display the U.S. and California flags.

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