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  • The History of the Pride Flag

    The rainbow flag, which has become a universal symbol of hope for LGBTQ people around the world, first flew in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978.

    It was designed by Gilbert Baker, an openly gay artist and activist who had been commissioned to design a sym...