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Today is Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

Converse just introduced a collection of LGBTQ-themed sneakers. 

Though most of the designs are sold out at the moment, Converse included everything from shoes modeled after the transgender pride flag to a more universal designs featuring the rainbow pride flag.

The choice to include a trans-specific design is a major symbolic step forward.

The shoes range from $60 to $80 and according to Converse’s website, more Pride-oriented designs will be released throughout the month. 

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