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LGBTQ flag flown over state Capitol for first time

Jun 08, 2019 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

A rainbow pride flag was raised Friday over the Wisconsin Capitol for the first time in state history.

The symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride will be flown over the Capitol's East Wing in recognition of LGBTQ Pride Month, which runs until the end of June.

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called the flag an "important visual symbol of support" for the LGBTQ community. He said the LGBTQ community and their allies have worked to overcome discrimination and battled social ...