Philly.com asked a question Wednesday: Who gets to decide what belongs on the gay pride flag?

The story came as controversy flared again over an LGBT flag emblazoned with a Jewish star in Chicago. Philadelphia last month also added black and brown stripes to its pride flag — becoming the first city to do so — to represent people of color.

Personal stories of racism and discriminatory business practices in the city's Gayborhood have been well-documented. Yet the new flag still leaves people divided.

The reason, readers said on Facebook in response to Philly.com's story: White privilege.

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Maria A Kaczanowski-Shulman and Billy Kekevian debated what it means to be white.

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There was some debate about the meaning of Philly's LGBT flag.

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Others said it's good for the LGBT flag to evolve over time.

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