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June 9, 2021 9:31 PM   Subscribe

Original rainbow flag returns home to San Francisco after being lost for more than 40 years [ABC] This happened just this year! Article includes background on the flag from its creator, Gilbert Baker.
posted by hippybear (7 comments total) 31 users marked this as a favorite
 
Oh, I love learning the meaning he had for each color.

This is wonderful.

I'm glad the flag has come home.

Thank you for posting this, hippybear!
posted by kristi at 11:08 PM on June 9 [5 favorites]


Oh, that's cool. Makes one wonder what other historic artifacts is just tucked away in basements and garages around the world.
posted by Harald74 at 5:36 AM on June 10 [2 favorites]


"Oh, that's cool. Makes one wonder what other historic artifacts is just tucked away in basements and garages around the world."

Dum da dum DUM, dum da dum, dum da dum DUM, DUM DA DUM DUM DUUUUM
posted by Damienmce at 6:03 AM on June 10 [1 favorite]


Rockin'.
posted by dazed_one at 10:29 AM on June 10


My boyfriend is an artist and is making stickers for Pride. I asked him to do one with the original flag colors. :)
posted by luckynerd at 1:30 PM on June 10


Cheesecloth? Scrim? I’ll bet it billows beautifully, but what a pain to do allll that flat felling on! (Love the Singer, too.)
posted by clew at 3:18 PM on June 10


Great news! I added a note to the Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_flag_(LGBT)
posted by ckoerner at 10:23 AM on June 11 [2 favorites]


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