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LGBTQIA Pride: The Rainbow Flag

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LGBTQIA Pride: The Rainbow Flag

The Rainbow Flag is a symbol of pride for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (or queer), intersex and ally (LGBTQIA) people. The colors reflect the diversity of the gay community and the spectrum of human sexuality and gender. Using a rainbow flag as a symbol of gay pride began in San Francisco in 1978. Its use has become the convention at LGBTQIA+ rights events in the US and worldwide. Many fly the rainbow flag to celebrate inclusivity, hope and freedom. The first rainbow flags were flown on June 25, 1978, at the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade. The flags...

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Community

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Community

  Links to DC LGBTQIA+ organizations and resources:   Ask Rayceen Show The Black Rose Blasphemy (FetLife Group) Bound: DCSMB Centaur Motorcycle Club The Crucible DC Aquatics Club DC Bear Club DC's Different Drummers DC Gay Basketball League DC Pride Volleyball League DC Speakeasy (FetLife Group) DC Strokes FetLife The Garden/DC Hothouse Gay Men's Chorus of Washington Onyx Mid-Atlantic SMYAL Spank DC Spartan Motorcycle Club Stonewall Kickball DC Studio 58 (FetLife Group) Team DC Whitman-Walker Health More groups

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Hanky Code

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Hanky Code

A handkerchief, "hanky" or bandana, neatly folded or unfurled then tucked in the left or right back pocket is a tradition among leathermen and leatherboys called "flagging." The color and placement of a "flag" designates the following:          

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