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Political Notes: San Francisco and Cork, Ireland to fly twinned Progress flags for international LGBTQ day

Political Notes: San Francisco and Cork, Ireland to fly twinned Progress flags for international LGBTQ day

San Francisco and Cork, Ireland officials will raise twinned versions of the Progress pride flag at their city halls this Sunday, May 16, in observance of an international day that raises awareness about LGBTQ issues.

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