Several American embassies and diplomats are defying the policy and the spirit of the ’s reported prohibition against from embassies in honor of June’s LGBTQ .
Some embassies are simply ignoring the State Department position, while others are using more creative techniques to boldly display their support for the LGBTQ community.
was the first to report Saturday that the State Department was denying all requests to fly the flag from embassy flagpoles.
The New Delhi mission now instead , reported , which noted that flags are still allowed inside embassies.
American officials are also making clear that they support the LGBTQ community in other ways. U.S. diplomats in Jerusalem have tweeted photos of themselves at the local