Huffington Post on the history of the Pride flag

The Huffington Post has recently featured the article 'What Is The Pride Flag? How A Rainbow Became A Global Symbol For The LGBT Community' and we think it's great.

The Pride flag
The Pride flag has more history behind than you might think.

The rainbow flag has long been a symbol of hope for the LGBT community. Those six colours representing life, healing, sun, nature, harmony and spirit are concepts celebrated at Pride celebrations around the world.

But what became a symbol of hope began with the meeting of two men: flag maker Gilbert Baker and U.S. politician Harvey Milk.

“A true flag cannot be designed — it has to be torn from the soul of the people,” Baker once said.

You can read the full article at the Huffington Post.

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