Letter: Rainbow crosswalks are an important symbol

Editor:

Re: Narayan Mitra’s letter of July 4 regarding a proposed city-funded rainbow crosswalk downtown (‘Cross with having to foot colourful bill’):

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Painting a rainbow crosswalk advances the cause of Pride by generating awareness about the issue.

Also, having authority figures like the City of Kamloops support the issue only begins to repair the damage done to a community that has been systematically discriminated against by governments and organized religions for centuries.

Tushar Jain
Kamloops

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