Facebook profile banner lets Aussies show support for marriage equality

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Facebook is showing its rainbow colours by allowing Australians to display their support for the LGBT community’s fight for equality.

 

On Tuesday, Facebook announced users could have their say on same-sex marriage by adding a new rainbow flag banner to their profile photos. Working with the advocacy group Australian Marriage Equality, Facebook built the frame that adds the statement “I heart marriage equality.”

 
 

The release of the frame coincides with the 38th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade on Saturday in Sydney. It also follows the international success of the rainbow filter, which Facebook created in June 2015 following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down gay marriage bans. Read more…

 

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