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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo renamed four squares and streets in Paris’ gay neighborhood of Marais to honor four LGBTQ icons. Honored by the city this year is Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel, Ovida Delect, and Gilbert Baker. The four new additions add to more than 40 LGBTQ people so honored since Hidalgo was elected in 2014. Baker’s plaque also resides in yet another location renamed this year: the newly-christened Stonewall Riots Square.  “With Wednesday’s inauguration of Harvey Milk square, Ovida Delect square, Stonewall...

Listerine has released a rainbow flag bottle for Pride Month this year. People are finding it… strange. The bottle is wrapped in the original eight-stripe rainbow flag instead of the much more common six-stripe rainbow flag. The meaning of six of the colors from when the flag was created in 1978 are written on the stripes. Hot pink, which originally stood for “sex,” is conspicuously silent on the bottle, probably because that part of being LGBTQ is still not safe to...
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LGBT+ activists used the march to pay tribute to the late artist. Gilbert Baker sadly passed away last month aged 65, but his world-famous Rainbow Flag was out for all to see during New York City’s Easter Parade this past weekend. Gays Against Guns used the event to honour the LGBT+ activist and his flag, which has become the universal symbol of the LGBT+ community. Gilbert’s name was written in multicolour on one placard, while another read “Gilbert, your rainbow saved my...
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Gilbert Baker died last week at age 65 San Francisco has paid a colorful and powerful tribute to Gilbert Baker, creator of The Rainbow Flag who died last week. In a stunning display, the lights of City Hall were transformed to match those of the iconic flag Baker created more than 40 years ago. The flag has become the symbol of the modern LGBTI movement. The first Rainbow Flag made its public debut in 1978 at San Francisco Pride. Each stripe on the...
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Baker, an Army veteran, is responsible for the enduring symbol of the LGBT community. Gilbert Baker, the civil rights activist who created the rainbow flag, has died at age 65. Baker first designed the flag nearly 40 years ago for San Francisco Pride in 1978. Cleve Jones shared the news on Facebook. “I am heartbroken. My dearest friend in the world is gone,” Jones wrote. “Gilbert gave the world the Rainbow flag; he gave me forty years of love and friendship. I can’t...

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