11 Facts About Pride flag


Pride flag is any flag that represents a segment or part of the LGBT community.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,773

Rainbow Pride flag is the most widely used LGBT Pride flag and LGBT symbol in general.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,774

The Pride flag was designed as a "symbol of hope" and liberation, and an alternative to the symbolism of the pink triangle.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,775

Many variations on the rainbow Pride flag exist, including ones incorporating other LGBT symbols like the triangle or lambda.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,776

The Pride flag was created by an Asexual Visibility and Education Network user standup in August 2010, as part of a community effort to create and choose a Pride flag.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,777

Intersex Pride flag was created by Morgan Carpenter of Intersex Human Rights Australia in July 2013 to create a Pride flag "that is not derivative, but is yet firmly grounded in meaning".

FactSnippet No. 1,122,778

Lipstick lesbian Pride flag was introduced in 2010 in the weblog This Lesbian Life.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,779

The Pride flag represents "homosexual women who have a more feminine gender expression".

FactSnippet No. 1,122,780

The credit for the modification of the lipstick flag remains unknown; however, the colors-only adaptation attracted more use as a general lesbian pride flag.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,781

Transgender pride flag was designed by transgender woman Monica Helms in 1999.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,782

The Pride flag represents the transgender community and consists of five horizontal stripes: two light blue, two pink, with a white stripe in the center.

FactSnippet No. 1,122,783