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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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