Are Catholic schools banning rainbows?
The rainbow is an innocuous-looking symbol — or one would think.
Typically associated with life’s joys such as butterflies, fruity candies, pots of gold and storm cessations. The rainbow was Noah’s indication that post-divine retribution life on Earth would be floodwater free, and signaled to the ancient Greeks that goddess Iris was on the move. And ever since the 1970s, rainbows have also been associated with gay pride.
These days, the rainbow may be just too politically charged for one Ontario Catholic school, where a student organizer was told not to use the colourful symbol in public decorations for a social justice event recently.
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