New app sends pro-LGBTI message to homophobic Russian laws

A new app aims to allow pro-LGBTI Russians to take a stand against homophobia, without breaking propaganda laws. The app called Raduga (Russian for ‘rainbow’) predicts when and where rainbows are going to appear. ‘Raduga uses live weather data to predict the formation of rainbows, and sends a you an alert when rainbows are likely

Iceland: Reykjavik street turns rainbow for Gay Pride

A huge rainbow has appeared in the centre of Iceland’s capital city – but it’s underfoot. One of Reykjavik’s central streets has been painted in rainbow colours as part of the city’s annual Gay Pride festival, the Visir news website reports. Dozens of people gathered to help to transform the road, including Mayor Dagur Eggertsson,