1978 June 25- Rainbow LGBT Gay Pride Flag

(c) LGC Leo G Campbell 6/24/2021

1978 June 25- Rainbow LGBT Gay Pride Flag

1978 June 25- Rainbow LGBT Gay Pride Flag

Debuted June 25,1978… Originally flew at the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade

Devised by Artist Gilbert Baker

At request of SF Mayor Harvey Milk (later assassinated) – a symbol of Pride for the Gay community. To be flown horizontally with the red bar at the top, as it shows in a rainbow.

Gilbert Baker based the rainbow concept after Judy Garland, who sang “Over The Rainbow”…

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Dedicated to Michael Carl Hanson, died of AIDS in 1985, in San Francisco. LGC

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