What a year!
Gilbert Baker designed the rainbow flag, in 1978. That year it was used at the San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Freedom Day Parade.Show original image
An inverted pink triangle.
The AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) adopted the symbol along with the slogan “SILENCE = DEATH”.Show original image
“The pattern is such that no matter which way you fly it, it is always correct, signifying us finding correctness in our lives” - Flag designer Monica HelmsShow original image
Much love to Naya, but its the other symbols!
Two interlocking female gender symbols began representing the lesbian community in the 1970s. The labrys, or double-bladed battle axe, is also commonly used.Show original image
This is the Pansexual Pride Flag
The pansexual pride flag was created in order to distinguish pansexuality from bisexuality. The blue stripe represents people who identify as male, the pink represents people who identify as female and the yellow represents anyone who doesn’t identify with a specific gender.Show original image
That symbol represents bisexuality
Both of the above symbols are used to represent bisexuality.Show original image
A single unbroken ring or circle is often used to represent asexuality and also appears on the intersex pride flag.Show original image
Tally it up! How did you do?
- Scientists and supporters marched to fight against perceived hostility from Trump — with delightfully nerdy signs 🤓
- North Korea threatened Australia with a nuclear strike over its alliance with the United States.
- The police officer killed by a terrorist on the Champs-Élysées in Paris is being remembered as a defender of LGBT rights and a patriot.
- In 2014, #Girlboss became the woman's career bible. Now, Sophia Amoruso is doubling down on career-focused feminism with a new company.