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Thu Jun 13, 2019, 07:06 PM

Pride Month isn't just rainbow flags but pansexual flags, transgender flags and more: Here's what

Pride Month isn't just rainbow flags but pansexual flags, transgender flags and more: Here's what they mean


LOUISVILLE, Ky. June is Pride month, which means you may be seeing a lot of those iconic rainbow flags, depending on where you live. You might also see other flags flying next to them, meant to include the diversity of the LGBTQ community here's what they all mean.

The iconic six-striped rainbow flag was created by artist and veteran Gilbert Baker in 1978 at the request of activist Harvey Milk, according to Baker's website.

Baker's original flag included eight colored stripes, each with a different meaning: pink for sex, red for life, orange for healing, yellow for sunlight, green for nature, turquoise for magic, blue for serenity and purple for spirit.

Tracie Meyer, a board member of the Political Action Committee of the Fairness Campaign, said the flag represents intersectionality, or the overlapping of groups within the LGBTQ community, and highlights the differences between such groups.

Read more: https://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/2019/06/04/pride-flag-rainbow-lgbtq-gay-transgender-bisexual-pansexual-meaning-guide-black-brown/1337045001/
(Monroe News Star)

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Eliot Rosewater Jun 2019 #1

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Thu Jun 13, 2019, 07:11 PM

1. Bought two new rainbow shirts from HRC...

Love wearing them at grandson little league games

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