- Associated Press - Friday, February 7, 2014

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - West Hollywood is adding the colors of gay pride to its city flag after drawing criticism for removing a rainbow flag from City Hall last month.

The Los Angeles Times (https://lat.ms/1iyPlov ) says the City Council agreed Monday to add rainbow colors to its existing logo, which depicts a rough city outline made of blocks.

A rainbow flag - often used as a symbol of gay pride - was raised above City Hall in June but it was removed in January after the council voted to maintain the practice of flying only the U.S., state and city flags.

More than 40 percent of residents in the Los Angeles suburb identify themselves as gay or lesbian and four out of five council members are gay.

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Information from: Los Angeles Times, https://www.latimes.com


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