Pentagon not to allow pride flags to be flown on installations

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Friday that it would not make an exception to allow U.S. military installations to fly rainbow pride flags in June, keeping a policy set by former President Donald Trump that limited the type of flags that could be flown on bases. Earlier this week, President Joe Biden said that nearly 1,500 of his federal agency appointees identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer, in a proclamation marking the start of Pride Month celebrating the LGBTQ community. In July 2020, Trump’s Pentagon issued a policy authorizing only certain flags on milita…

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