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Campaign Hopes to Save Venice Pride Lifeguard Tower | L.A. Weekly

Posted by | August 9, 2017 | Lifeguards, Open Water Lifeguards

An online movement launched recently to save the Venice Pride Flag Lifeguard Tower, an art installation unveiled in June to celebrate the local events surrounding LGBT Pride Month, and it appears to have the support of some elected officials.The installation is a county-run lifeguard tower at the foot of Brooks Avenue, painted in the colors of the rainbow flag that symbolizes gay pride. It apparently was intended as a temporary display — Sept. 8 is reported to be the day it was supposed to be transformed back to traditional baby blue — but Colin Campbell, an actor and activist, started a Change.org petition to maintain it as a rainbow-colored structure. Read More…

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