City mocked for covering up rainbow crossing the moment Pride month ended
We love the gays, but only for 30 days.
There is a running joke in the LGBTQ+ community that the moment the clock strikes twelve on the 30th of June, companies strip anything resembling a rainbow from their branding. But the city of Chicago has taken it one step further, spending tax-payer funds to re-tarmac a rainbow crossing they had painted.
Chicago unveiled a new rainbow crosswalk on June 3rd and then tarred over it on June 30th in the middle of the night lmao pic.twitter.com/FiTxHm4eYU
— M. Night Sweaty (@anxious_e) July 2, 2021
But some people have defended the action:
"Please keep in mind that a rainbow is no crosswalk, and people from anywhere else, not knowing that this particular rainbow is supposed to be a crosswalk, will not stop for a rainbow. This becoming a safety and legal issue sooner or later."
But others have pointed out just how hilarious this response is, with Twitter user 'Spar-kie' saying: