Will the LGBT rainbow flag become an official emoji? You can affect the debate

The group that decides which emoji make it to your next phone is debating if the LGBT flag should be added, following the United States Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage across the country. The Unicode Consortium kicked off a debate on June 26 when Noah Slater, community manager at ASF, suggested adding the LGBT flag on the group’s mailing list. Slater references that Facebook, Twitter and other social networks have adopted LGBT emoji and says it should become part of the standard: It is Pride Month and the US just legalised queer marriage in every state. No better time to start a…

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