UW student government considers flying LGBT pride flag

By The Associated Press | Posted - Feb. 23, 2017 at 9:35 a.m.

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming's student government is considering adding a flag commonly associated with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride on the university campus.

The Laramie Boomerang reports (http://bit.ly/2lusaFo ) that the Student Senate of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming is scheduled to vote on Tuesday on a motion to fly the rainbow pride flag on campus.

The move comes more than a month after UW police responded to complaints that the pride flag was flying where an American flag normally flies. The American flag has been restrained with zip ties and a lock was placed on the flag pole to make the pride flag difficult to remove.

ASUW Vice President Tyler Wolfgang, who called for the pride flag to be flown, says his resolution has nothing to do with the Jan. 23 incident.


Information from: Laramie Boomerang, http://www.laramieboomerang.com

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