Love is love and one man is embracing it fully. That man is Marty van den Bosch of Chilliwack, who decided to paint a rainbow crosswalk right in front of his house.
The new art on his driveway was inspired by the fact that “diversity is important” to him and his family.
This comes after Chilliwack City Council rejected a proposal to paint a rainbow crosswalk in the city to support the LGBTQ community.
To me, diversity is important. We have a large cross section of people that live in our country, and in our city. …
“In light of recent events, Kristy and I have decided to paint a rainbow crosswalk on our own property” reads a post on Marty’s Facebook page.
“I support the belief that everyone should be treated with respect, regardless of our differences. If you wish to judge someone, judge them on how they speak of and treat others”.
Back in August, Surrey and North Vancouver each painted new LGBTQ-friendly crosswalks in their cities. They joined Richmond, as well as Port Moody, as municipalities that have added new pride-themed crosswalks this year.
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