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Dublin stationary shop turns homophobic flyers into wedding confetti ahead of same sex marriage referendum

Photo credit : Shred of Decency
Dublin stationary shop turns homophobic flyers into wedding confetti ahead of same sex marriage referendum
Ireland’s referendum on same sex marriage takes place this coming May 22 and at this very moment, the country is being flooded with homophobic propaganda.
 
Daintree Papers, a stationary shop in Dublin, for one, is none too pleased with the influx of flyers spreading hateful messages, so it’s doing something really cool about it. 

“At Daintree, paper is our favourite thing in the whole world,” the shop wrote. “So when paper was used to spread some ugly lies in the run up to the marriage equality referendum we weren’t one bit happy.”

Taking flyers from the streets (and printing out ones they find online) and shredding them, Daintree Papers is making adorable wedding confetti and donating all sale proceeds (each bag costs €5) to Yes Equality, reports The Journal. The initiative’s name? Shred of Decency. Brilliant! 

Funny enough, the company first made headlines back in 2013 for pretty much the opposite reason when owner Paul Barnes refused to “display a wedding cake topper for a same sex couple’s wedding”. Now, new manager Nichola Doyle is taking things in a whole new direction and we applaud her. High five, Nichola!